Marriage - Marriage Overview Transition to marriage...

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Marriage
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Overview Transition to marriage Predictors of a successful marriage Film: Arranged Marriage
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Transition to marriage Becoming a couple is: One of the most complex and difficult transitions AND Seen as one of the easiest and most joyful This romanticized view can lead to difficulty!
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Transition to marriage Numerous changes, issues, and challenges during this transition: T Blending lives -- food, sleep, work, etc. T Financial shortages T Job instability and/or mutual careers T Children -- deciding if/when T Parenting T Renegotiating relationships with family of origin
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Transition to marriage Strategies for adjusting to early marriage: Acknowledge anger. Tolerate imperfections and differences. Separate from family of origin. Be committed to the marriage. Realize marriage has its ups and downs.
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How do we define “success”? T
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This note was uploaded on 10/19/2009 for the course FSHD 257 taught by Professor Payne during the Spring '09 term at Arizona.

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