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Marriages and Families: Intimacy, Diversity, and Strengths

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This introduction to marriages and families accentuates the positive aspects of relationships and focuses on enriching students knowledge and experience in building strong, successful couple and family relationships. The authors, both seasoned family scholars and therapists, integrate research, theory, and practical application with an interdisciplinary perspective on marriage and family.

Table of Contents

Part 1: The Social Context of Intimate Relationships

Chapter 1. Perspectives on Intimate Relationships

Chapter 2. Cultural Diversity: Family Strengths and Challenges

Chapter 3. Understanding Marriage and Family Dynamics

Part 2: Dynamics of Intimate Relationships

Chapter 4. Communication and Intimacy

Chapter 5. Conflict and Conflict Resolution

Chapter 6. Sexual Intimacy

Chapter 7. Gender Roles and Power in the Family

Chapter 8. Managing Economic Resources

Part 3. Stages of Intimate Relationships

Chapter 9. Friendship, Intimacy, and Singlehood

Chapter 10. Dating, Mate Selection, and Living Together

Chapter 11. Marriage: Building a Strong Foundation

Chapter 12. Parenthood: Satisfaction and Challenge

Chapter 13. Midlife and Older Couples

Part 4. Challenges and Opportunities

Chapter 14. Stress, Abuse, and Family Problems

Chapter 15. Divorce, Single-Parent Families, and Stepfamilies

Chapter 16. Strengthening Marriages and Families


Appendix A. Couple and Family Scales

Appendix B. Family Science and Family Research Methods

Appendix C. Contraception and Abortion Options

Appendix D. Pregnancy and Childbirth




Name Index

Subject Index

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