A mobile self-management intervention, based on the National Extension Relationship and Marriage Education Model (NERMEM) and habit-formation research, that activates positive daily interactions within married and cohabitating couples.
Unhappy Relationships Affect Emotional and Physical Health
Marital discord and unhappy relationships are significant risk factors for a range of emotional, behavioral and physical health problems—including increased stress, anxiety, functional impairment, depression, and substance abuse disorders. Work loss associated with marital problems costs U.S. employers approximately $6.8 billion per year, due to absenteeism, reduced productivity, and increased healthcare costs.
Love Every Day cultivates habits that build resilience.
Love Every Day sparks positive couple interactions that generate reciprocal emotional boosts. It taps into a powerful altruistic feedback loop that creates a habit of paying positive attention to one another. Many users report anticipation of each day’s question and answers – a key component of habit formation. Couples work as a team, sharing their answers to earn bonus activities that elicit in-person interactions. It’s a brief daily exchange with long-term benefits.
Improve relationship resiliency.
For more information about Love Every Day, please contact:
Bess Day, Senior Account Manager