Marriage And Marriage Resolution During Young And Middle Adulthood

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LAP Marriage and marriage resolution during young and middle adulthood Elaine Samuels The College of New Rochelle The College of New Resources Developmental Psychology Semester: Summer 1, 2015 Faculty: Judith Idowu

‘Marriage is that relation between man and woman in which the independence is equal, the dependence mutual, and the obligation reciprocal”. Louis K. Anspacher. Marriage is design to bring two people together in a loving, secure and holistic relationship. It merges individuals from different background, culture, religious affiliation, and societal status to make a family unit with the procreation of a next generation in foreknowledge. Unfortunately, it’s not like that for countless couples. The rate of separation and divorce over the past years have increased tremendously, given rise to broken homes and broken hearts. Statistic has shown according to APA that more than three quarter of Western culture get attached by 50 years old, howbeit, the percentage of married couple in the States amount up to 40 to 50 percent that are divorced, at this time divorce the proportion is much advanced. (American Psychological Association). One may ask the question “ what and why are the reasons for such high fraction of marriages ending up in separation subsqencically divorce and is there a developmental fragmentation to this whole issue from childhood to adulthood that have this humongous break down in honoring the marital…

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