Helpful Relationship Links
NOTE: The University of Florida does not have any ownership or control over any organization/agency on this list. Should you have any questions about the organization/agency or the nature of service offered by each agency, please contact the agency directly.
Comprehensive website for those who have decided to divorce; covers many legal and logistical issues.
Information on these less costly alternatives to a court divorce from the experts at NOLO.
The basics of helping your children cope with the news of a divorce.
Help for families with children dealing with divorce from the friendly muppets at Sesame Street.
This national nonprofit offers programs, articles, and books to help families who are in the process of or considering divorce or separation.
Information for couples who may be considering whether or not to divorce; includes reasons why divorce may not be the best option."
These 10 fact sheets can help families living with domestic violence by providing them an insigth to the affects of it on their children:
- How Does Domestic Violence Affect Children?
- Celebrating Your Child’s Strengths
- Before You Talk to Your Children: How Your Feelings Matter
- Listening and Talking to Your Child About Domestic Violence
- The Importance of Playing with Your Children
- Keeping Your Children Safe and Responding to Their Fears
- Managing Challenging Behavior of Children Living with Domestic Violence
- Where to Turn if You Are Worried About Your Child
- Helping Your Child Navigate a Relationship with the Abusive Parent
- A Parent’s Self-Care and Self-Reflection
Resources and publications covering same-sex marriage and parenting from the American Psychological Association.
Resources for parents supporting LGBT teens and youth.
MARRIAGE, DATING, AND RELATIONSHIP RESOURCES
List of relationship programs and classes for couples in the state of Florida, from the National Healthy Marriage Resource Center.
Offers advice and help with marriage related issues.
This website is especially intended to strengthen the relationship and communication of married partners who are about to become parents.
Relationships skills training classes backed by a 25-year history, available online and in person. Also features an app and multiple videos.
In-depth resources covering healthy marriage and parenting, including games, videos, and online learning. Especially aimed at at-risk youth, but valuable for anyone. Florida-based.
If you are single or in a couple relationship, this is a tested resource for determining if you are a good fit for being in a healthy relationship. You’ll be amazed with an in-depth assessment of potential strengths and challenges.
Factsheets on a wide variety of relationship topics from the experts at the University of Florida.
Features, articles, polls, videos, and more about healthy marriage. From the National Healthy Marriage Resource Center.
Help and resources for the unique needs of military couples and families. From the US government.
Nonprofit advocating for and providing resources to military families.
24/7 support for military veterans and their loved one who need help and a listening ear.
Comprehensive information for parents and professionals about learning disorders and mental health issues in children.
Factsheets on a wide variety of parenting topics from the experts at the University of Florida.
Information for parents about all kinds of topics from the well-respected American Academy of Pediatrics.
Call the National Parent Helpline to receive free emotional support from a trained advocate. Sponsored by Parents Anonymous.
This website from Illinois Cooperative Extension provides news, information, video clips, and advice on parenting and family life from birth through the teens.
Info for parents to help them understand and guide their children’s development and build strong relationships with them.
Research-based, accurate parenting help organized by age from the Centers for Disease Control of the US government.
Information for parents on children’s growth and development during the crucial first three years.
REMARRIAGE AND STEPFAMILIES
A “bonus family” is another word for stepfamily. This nonprofit works to help parents raise healthy, well-adjusted kids after marriages end and new relationships begin. Blogs, support and information.
Resources, facts, and FAQ for stepfamilies and those serving them.
An organizational tool and app to help make visitation and scheduling easier for remarried families with children.
THERAPY AND COUNSELING
Nationwide therapist directory from the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy.
YOUTH AND TEENS
Information for teens about digital abuse. From MTV.
Information for young people about what an abusive relationship is, what to do if they’re in one, and what defines a healthy relationship. Includes 24/7 live chat.
Website to help parents open the discussion with their teens about sex and relationships.
Information and education for teens about sex, love, and relationships from the National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unwanted Pregnancy.