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Early Years of Marriage Project

  • By: Terri L. Orbuch & Laura G. Hagan
  • In: Encyclopedia of Human Relationships
  • Edited by: Harry T. Reis & Susan Sprecher
  • Subject:Interpersonal Relationships, Group Processes/Dynamics, Close Relationships

The divorce rate in U.S. society skyrocketed in the mid-1980s. Given the high rates of divorce, many social scientists became interested in discovering what factors keep married couples together and happy and what factors predict divorce. The Early Years of Marriage ...

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