JACKSON, MICHIGAN      (517) 796-5116   

Q1: What is Marriage Matters Jackson?

A: Marriage Matters Jackson (MMJ) works to promote, prepare, and preserve healthy marriages. MMJ provides marriage education for every age and stage of marriage. The MMJ mission is to strengthen marriage for the benefit of adults and children, decrease unnecessary divorce, and measurably impact our community today and for future generations by using proven and dynamic methods to: Communicate the importance of healthy relationships and marriage,Connect the community to marriage education and preparation, and Collaborate with community leaders and organizations.

Q2: What can Marriage Matters Jackson do for my marriage

A: Marriage Matters Jackson works to connect people to programs and services to help prepare for marriage and strengthen existing marriages. Let’s say for example you have been married 10 years and want some help with better communication. You might want to sign up for a workshop, attend one of our  Date Your Mate Events or check out our resources on the web.

Q3: Why does marriage matter?

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Q4: Is marriage education the same as counseling?

A: Marriage education is not counseling. It teaches relationship skills and looks at issues which may get missed in the romance of dating and engagement. Developing positive relationship skills reduces stress and creates stronger, more satisfying marriages.

Q5: Is marriage education only for married couples?

A: Absolutely not. People learn about marriage from infancy on. We learn about relationships from the patterns we see with our own parents. When teens and young adults are forming romantic relationships it is a crucial time to start teaching about healthy relationships, which is why MMJ offers healthy dating workshops in schools.

Q6: Are you a religious group?

A: Marriage Matters Jackson is not a religious group, however MMJ partners with local churches and MMJ is the only community-based marriage education organization in the area, and one of a few in the country.  MMJ workshops and events provide marriage and dating education from research-based materials. MMJ presentations and workshops are held at local public and private schools, numerous community venues, and at churches of various denominations. 

Q7: How do I sign up for one of your workshops?

A: CLICK HERE for upcoming events and workshops or call Marriage Matters Jackson at 517-796-5116.

 Q8: Can you provide a MMJ speaker for my event?

A: Yes! for topics, dates and pricing information call 517-796-5116 or e-mail us!

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