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Unformatted text preview: SOURCES OF MARITAL INSTABILITY-Age at marriage-Teens not comfortable w/role-Meeting on the rebound-Spouses family are different in terms of race, religion, ses (socioeconomicstatus)-Couple is dependent on extended family ($)-Married after dating of less than 6 months or after an engagement of more than 3 years.-Marital patterns in either spouse extended family were unstable.-Wife became pregnant before or w/in first year of marriage...
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- Spring '08