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Better Marriages

National network. Founded 1973. Membership network of couples who want to enhance their own relationship, as well as help strengthen marriages of other couples. Local chapters sponsor marriage enrichment groups, retreats and workshops. Quarterly newsletter, leadership training and conferences. (Note: Not counseling.)

Write:

Better Marriages

P.O. Box 21374

Winston-Salem, NC 27120

Voice: 1-800-634-8325 or 336-724-1526

Fax: 336-721-4746

Website: http://www.bettermarriages.org

E-mail: admin@bettermarriages.org

Verified: 2/12/2013

After the Affair

Online. Discussion forum to help persons recover after an extra-marital affair.

Website: http://members3.boardhost.com/affair

Verified: 2/14/2013

Recovering Couples Anonymous

National. 130 groups. Founded 1988. 12-Step. Goal is to assist couples to find freedom from addictive and destructive relationships. RCA is made up of couples committed to restoring caring, commitment and greater intimacy. Offers local support group information.

Write:

Recovering Couples Anonymous

P.O. Box 11029

Oakland, CA 94611

Voice: 1-877-663-2317 or 781-794-1456.

Website: http://www.recovering-couples.org

Verified: 1/16/2013

Marriage Encounter (M.E.)

(BILINGUAL) International. Founded 1952. Faith-based weekend prgram designed to help married couples improve their marriage, grow closer to each other and improve their commitment to each other. Offers support groups, after attending the weekend, called 'spirals', 'continuing dialogue groups' or 'renewal meetings'. Cost of the weekend is low but varies and often can be waved based on income.

Write:

Worldwide Marriage Encounter

2210 Highland Ave., Ste. 110

San Bernadino, CA 92404-4666

Voice: 1-800-795-5683; Spanish: 1-800-599-2667 or 909-863-9963

Fax: 909-863-9986

Website: http://www.wwme.org

E-mail: office@wwme.org

Verified: 2/12/2013

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