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Marriage and Health

  • By: Theodore F. Robles
  • In: Encyclopedia of Human Relationships
  • Edited by: Harry T. Reis & Susan Sprecher
  • Subject:Interpersonal Relationships, Group Processes/Dynamics, Close Relationships

A key human relationship for most adults is marriage, which confers economic, social, and psychological benefits such as increased earning potential, resources for raising a family, and fulfilling needs for security and belonging. Across a number of surveys, married individuals ...

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