on romantic/marital relationships, child development, research shows.

Adolescents who attend religious services with one or both of their parents are more likely to feel greater well-being while romantic partners who pray for their “significant others” experience greater relationship commitment, according to research.

“Introduction to the special section on religion and spirituality in family life: Delving into relational spirituality for couples.”; Mahoney, Annette; Cano, Annmarie; Journal of Family Psychology, Vol 28(5), Oct 2014, 583-586.