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Unformatted text preview: o Only for women if good marriage-Many disputes over home and chores o Not in lesbian couples Personal traits bad for marriages-Extraversion o More likely to express those bad negative feelings-Unconventional o Not as conservative-negative moods Divorce-64% will get divorced today-when asked, people say 10%-not a horrible thing; can be traumatizing by not the worst-can leave if bad, not forced to stay in a bad marriage-cohabitators do have a higher divorce rate o religions like to point this out o correlation, not causation-book points out that arranged marriages have a low divorce rate o less than 4% o higher happiness ratings o measure love – America decreases, but increases steadily in arranged o maybe based more on similarity...
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- Fall '08
- Social Psychology, children Successful marriages, bad negative feelings, Psych Marriage Types, bad marriage cohabitators, steep social hierarchy