Desire for marriage

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The purpose of this study was to examine factors that may underlie current marriage trends. A community sample of unmarried adults aged over 30 years was surveyed regarding their reasons for being single, desire for marriage and life satisfaction. suggest, first, that unmarried adults attribute being single to both barriers and choices. Second, men desire marriage more than do women and the never-married want to marry more than the divorced.

Divorced women have the least desire for marriage. Divorced individuals also report more life satisfaction than never-married individuals. Mediational analyses suggest that men have more desire for marriage than do women because they have less social support and that never-married individuals have more desire for marriage and lower life satisfaction than divorced individuals because they have lower self-esteem.

Implications for counseling and future research are discussed. Desire for marriage and life satisfaction among unmarried heterosexual adults. N2 - The purpose of this study was to examine factors that may underlie current marriage trends. AB - The purpose of this study was to examine factors that may underlie current marriage trends.

Psychology Twin Cities. Overview Fingerprint. Abstract The purpose of this study was to examine factors that may underlie current marriage trends. Keywords Communication values Personal relationships Sex differences. Access Link to publication in Scopus. Link to the citations in Scopus. Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'Desire for marriage and life satisfaction among unmarried heterosexual adults'. Together they form a unique fingerprint. View full fingerprint. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships , 13 2 , Journal of Social and Personal Relationships.

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Desire for marriage

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