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Marriage expert will speak at retirement community

By From page A4 | November 25, 2012

Howard J. Markman, author of “Fighting For Your Marriage,” will speak at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Atria Covell Gardens, 1111 Alvarado Ave. in North Davis. His talk is free and open to the public.

Markman isĀ a professor of psychology of the University of Denver and co-director of the Center for Marital and Family Studies, one of the leading couples research centers in the country. He is known for his work on the prediction and prevention of marital distress and divorce and on research-based relationship and marriage education and therapy programs.

Markman is the founder of PREP, the Prevention and Relationship Education Program, and hasĀ authored or co-authored more than 125 articles and 10 books, including a “Fighting For Your Marriage” (Jossey-Bass, 2010), “We Can Work It Out,” “Why Do Fools Fall in Love?” and “12 Hours to a Great Marriage.”

Markman also has a clinical practice working with couples, offers weekend couples retreats and workshops based on PREP and speaks to groups around the world. He is often featured as an expert on love, relationships, marriage and divorce in the media, including on “Oprah,” “The Today Show,” “20/20,” “CBS Morning News,” NPR and in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, USA Today and Time magazine.

For more information, call Covell Gardens at 530-756-0700.

Enterprise staff

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