9780534589189

Choices in Relationships: An Introduction to Marriage and the Family

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  • ISBN13:

    9780534589189

  • ISBN10:

    0534589189

  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 7/1/2001
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
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Summary

This book applies research and theory to readers' lives, encourages lively discussion, and offers alternatives and choices. The authors show readers how positive outcomes in personal relationships depend on making intelligent choices. The book helps readers to explore the tradeoffs that choices involve, how to view situations in a positive light, and how not making a choice is really a choice.

Table of Contents

Marriages and Families: Changes and Choices
1(33)
Gender Roles in Relationships
34(28)
Love in Relationships
62(24)
Dating and Cohabitation
86(28)
Mate Selection
114(26)
Lifestyle Diversity
140(30)
Diversity in Marriage Relationships
170(34)
Communication in Relationships
204(26)
Sexual Values, Behaviors, and Relationships
230(28)
Planning Children and Contraception
258(30)
Nurturing and Socializing Children
288(32)
Balancing Work and Family Life
320(24)
Violence and Abuse in Relationships
344(28)
Divorce
372(28)
Remarriage and Stepfamilies
400(26)
Stress and Crisis in Relationships
426(28)
Aging in Marriage and the Family
454(69)
Special Topic 1 Sexual Anatomy and Physiology
482(7)
Special Topic 2 HIV and Sexually Transmitted Infections
489(11)
Special Topic 3 Sexual Dysfunctions of Women and Men
500(7)
Special Topic 4 Money in Marriage
507(11)
Special Topic 5 Resources and Organizations
518(5)
Appendix A Relationship Choices Autobiography Outline 523(2)
Appendix B Prenuptial Agreement of a Remarried Couple 525(3)
Appendix C Living Will 528(2)
Appendix D Durable Power of Attorney 530

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