Relationship Facts

Did You Know?

1 in 3 teenagers experience violence in relationships.

Source: Warren, Neil Clark. 2005. Falling in Love for All the Right Reasons. New York, NY: Center Street.

 

Children raised in intact families have, on average, higher academic achievement, better emotional health, and fewer behavioral problems.

Source: Youngmin Sun, “The Well-Being of Adolescents in Households with No Biological Parents,” Journal of Marriage and Family 65, No. 4 (November 2003): 894-909.

 

CNN reports that the current economy is the biggest stress on married couples in the past 60 years.

 

Approximately 1 million children in the U.S. are being raised by same-sex couples.

Source:  Emman Bernay, Ed. 2008. Homosexuality. New York, NY: Greenhaven Press.