Dispelling the Myth: Black Couples Are Not Interested in Marriage.

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Hurt, Tera R.
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National Resource Center for Healthy Marriage and Families.
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Fact Sheet
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This fact sheet highlights the reality of seven common myths about black marriage. The aims in doing so are twofold: (1) to provide accurate information concerning demographic trends in black relationships among low-income persons, and (2) to share strategies safety-net service providers may use to encourage their clients to participate in healthy marriage and relationship education programs. (Author abstract)

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