Unformatted text preview: wanting more for themselves and are decreasingly willing to do things for others including their spouses. Therefore, they are spending less time with their significant others and spending more time doing things for themselves causing a gap in the relationship and often an overall failure. This contributes to a new form of family because this often leads to selfishness in the children who are going to only think of themselves because thats how they were taught by their parents. Finally, not only is the divorce rate is high because of the Western emphasis on "love" as the basic reason for marriage, which makes it so that when all the romance is set aside the relationship is vulnerable. There is also not so much emphasis on saving a marriage. People today are not looked at in a different way if they have had a divorce because in the United States today one out of every two marriages fail....
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- Fall '09
- Anthropology, high divorce rate, new forms, high divorce rates