Preparing Children for a Healthy Marriage

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Brower, Naomi; Budd, Daryl Zadok
Utah State University Extension; Hosted by Utah State University Libraries
Relationships; healthy marriage; educating children; Agriculture; Life Sciences
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Research indicates that the principles for preparing youth for future healthy marriage relationships include many of the basic principles of good parenting such as a healthy home environment, modeling healthy relationships, being involved in a child’s life, and encouraging healthy choices. Ultimately, as children progress into adulthood they will make their own choices about relationships; however, by providing healthy role models, encouragement, and support, youth will have the framework necessary to develop a healthy and lasting marriage.