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The Happy Marriage Skillbook is an empirically grounded worksheet curriculum for married couples. It was developed by Marriage for Life to assist married couples in identifying and discussing issues that are critical to the health and happiness of married relationships, and to teach core relationship skills that are characteristic of successful couples. The material can be completed at home, during a holiday, or as a supplement to counselling.

For more information about the science behind the workbook, visit The Gottman Institute.


Lonsdale Views provides couples and individuals with the perfect, luxurious beachside escape. Set on over 200 acres of farming & conservation land, Lonsdale Views is located in Point Lonsdale on the Bellarine Peninsula. The property, held within the family for over 100 years, is unique due to its 360 degree views of the ocean, surrounding farmland and the adjacent Lonsdale Golf Course. With private beach access, an Indoor heated pool and spa, and private hydrotherapy and massage, Lonsdale Views provides the perfect place for your to reconnect.

About Us

Marriage for Life (MFL) was founded in 1999 by Michael and Susan Hanley to form and maintain a network of happily married couples to mentor other couples. MFL evolved to also offer a variety of relational support and resources through

Marriage for Life is an independent organisation which bases its work on an educational, preventative model and believes that timely information and support:


Married in 1975, Michael and Susan have been working in the marriage and relationship education field for over 25 years, and are Members of the Marriage and Relationship Educators Association of Australia. They have three children and three grandchildren, and live on a beachside farm property offering luxurious suite accommodation for couples. Visit for further details.



To promote a healthy model of marriage by:

Contact Us

Michael & Susan Hanley
25 Gill Road
Point Lonsdale, Victoria, 3225

Phone: (03) 52 582 901
Fax: (03) 52 582 801