Who We Are

Marriage for Life, Inc. is a not-for-profit organization based in Jacksonville, Florida which was developed to help decrease divorce and family disintegration in the Greatger Jacksonville area. We accomplish this through offering educational classes, relationship skills training, marriage coaching, and weekend intensives for distressed marriages. We reach out to youth, singles, engaged couples and married couples and seek to address the relationship issues that each face.

Dr. Rick (click here to see Dr. Marks’ bio) is the Executive Director and works with social service agencies, faith based organizations of all backgrounds and ethnicities, governmental agencies, the military and businesses in training them to prevent problems through various relationship skills programs.

Marriage for Life, Inc. uses various research based programs to accomplish their goals. We also use Dr. Marks’ Enriched Relationships relationship skills programs.

How do we do this? Marriage for Life, Inc. facilitates life-changing opportunities for couples and families by:

  • Providing blueprints for healthy relationships
  • Promoting the message of great marriages and families
  • Equipping couples and families to be healthy and loving
  • Supporting marriages and families at each stage of the family-life cycle.

Thus, Marriage for Life, Inc. serves as a leveraging organization that inspires people through its positive message and connects people to the next step they need on their road to a healthy, loving family.

Organizational Values

The organizational values guiding Marriage for Life’s development and service provision will reflect the following:

  • Marriage is between one man and one woman
  • Integrity
  • Respect
  • Goodwill
  • Operate in Love and Care
  • Authenticity
  • Confidentiality