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- dual earners How is inequality justified Indirect and self blame social exchange Satisfaction Full time homemakers poorest adjustment Employed

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Psych 107 Trends Who marries whom Types Satisfaction Lesbian relationships
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Trends Over 90% of people in W. marry Women are marrying later Contraceptives Norms Financial factors
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Who marries whom? Cultural differences greater Women emphasize earning Men emphasize attractiveness Both value mutual attraction, love,  dependability, stability and  agreeableness Men more likely believe gender  roles  innate and unchangable
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Types of marriage Marriage gradient continued Traditional marriage – fixed gender roles Modern marriage – senior/junior partner Egalitarian marriage - shared power and  privilege, most intimacy and respect More research Ion dual career families than 
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Unformatted text preview: dual earners How is inequality justified Indirect and self blame social exchange Satisfaction Full time homemakers poorest adjustment Employed husbands the best Women become more dissatisfied over time Lesbian relationships The higher a woman’s ed and income, the less likely she was to identify with traditional gender roles (butch/femme) Same sex couples share more leisure activities Because of social pressure, discrimination & isolation, social support network relates to psychological adjustment and happy relationship More research needed on non young, non white, non middle class samples...
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