Positive impacts on:

  1. Still romantically involved
  2. Relationship happiness
  3. Support and affection
  4. Use of constructive conflict behaviors
  5. Avoidance of destructive conflict behaviors
  6. Fidelity
  7. Quality of co-parenting relationship
  8. Father living with the child
  9. Father providing substantial financial support to the child
  10. Relationship quality of African American couples
  11. Reducing maternal depression
  12. Mothers’ attitudes about marriage
  13. Fathers’ attitudes about marriage