Research

Founded in 2003, the Marriage and Family Research Institute is dedicated to conducting rigorous research to improve the lives of couples, individuals, and families in the community. Relationship education research is proven to help couples and individuals increase relationship satisfaction, improve communication skills, and decrease relationship problems. By participating in Project Harmony, you are contributing to an area of research that can help couples and individuals have more fulfilling, happy, and healthy relationships.

Funding for this project was provided by the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Grant: #90FM0078. These services are available to all eligible persons, regardless of race, gender, age, disability, or religion.

Project Harmony is classified as a research study at the University of Central Florida, UCF IRB SBE-15-11828. This study is under the direction of Dr. Sejal Barden, Principal Investigator and Dr. Dalena Dillman Taylor, Co-Principal Investigator.

 

 

 

Administrative Contact Information:

Telephone: 407.823.1748 | Fax: 407.823.1749 | Email: mfri@ucf.edu

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If you are interested in receiving more information about Project Harmony, please fill out the inquiry form at this link and one of our team members will be happy to contact you: http://mfri.ucf.edu/contact-us/
UCF Marriage & Family Research Institute
UCF Marriage & Family Research Institute5 days ago
“You can come together with anyone at any moment, simply by giving them your attention, affection, or love. It is when we choose to be fully present with our loved ones in “the old-fashioned way” that we build our most profound and beautiful connections”
https://www.gottman.com/blog/weekend-homework-assignment-choosing-better/
UCF Marriage & Family Research Institute
UCF Marriage & Family Research Institute2 weeks ago
“We can choose to focus on our mistakes and internalize that there is little hope for change within ourselves or our relationship. Or we can acknowledge our mistakes, explore their roots, make repairs, and move on to continue the dance.”
https://www.gottman.com/blog/moving-beyond-mistakes-marriage/
UCF Marriage & Family Research Institute
UCF Marriage & Family Research Institute3 weeks ago
“Generosity involves willingly sacrificing time and emotional energy on behalf of your relationship. It gives more than is expected, without expecting anything in return.”
https://www.gottman.com/blog/james-sheridan-on-generosity/