PDF.Lect.16.Divorce and Remarriage.BLANKS

PDF.Lect.16.Divorce and Remarriage.BLANKS - FMSC 260...

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FMSC 260 – Divor 1
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Divorce: Facts and Figures ! Approximately ___% of couples divorce ! ___ % of separations occur in first _-_ years ! Majority of divorces occur before age __ ! Divorce rates of African Americans ___ that of general population ! W omen lose ___% of income; men’ s increase by ___% ! ___% of children live with mothers after divorce 2 46 40 3-4 45 twice 27 10 90
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What factors predict divorce? ! _________ factors ! Onset of other ________live events ! History of divorce in _____ of _____ ! _____ _____: strongest predictor! ! Decreased positive _______ ! Reinforcement erosion ! Increased negative _____ ! John Gottman’ s ________ research on newlywed couples ! Able to predict divorce with __% accuracy ! Horseman of the apocalypse – criticism, defensiveness, stonewalling, contempt 3
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What makes divorce a stressful transition? ! Stigma _______ with divorce ! _______ for divorce
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This note was uploaded on 11/29/2010 for the course FMSC 260 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '09 term at Maryland.

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PDF.Lect.16.Divorce and Remarriage.BLANKS - FMSC 260...

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