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Thoughts on Marriage and Women
By Lori Anderson
Women: Developing self-interests and close relationships help to balance a woman's life. A woman needs her own time, space, and her own life. To be totally dependent on a male and/or her family for fulfillment is risky.
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Although living alone is an accepted lifestyle today, the vast majority of adults expect to marry at least once. If they divorce, they are more likely to marry again than if they have never married.
Most men and women prefer companions of the opposite sex to fulfill both personal and social dependency needs. However, some people are able to meet their social and dependency needs without marriage.
Several studies have shown that married men are happier than married women.
Jessie Bernard was an American sociologist who provided insights into women, sex, marriage, and the interaction of the family and community.
Bernard in the book The Future of Marriage writes, "Not surprisingly, marriage benefits husbands more than wives."
Developing self-interests and close relationships help to balance a woman's life. A woman needs her own time, space, and her own life. To be totally dependent on a male and/or her family for fulfillment is risky.
Although women are still assigned responsibility for the family relationships, women's satisfaction does not highly correlate with care giving.
A study of pleasure (finding life enjoyable) and mastery (feeling important and worthwhile) found women need to understand and develop both aspects of well-being to feel good about themselves.
Most observers agree that the social institution of marriage is substantially weaker than it was 50 plus years ago. In mid-20th century America, marriage was the only acceptable context for having a sexual relationship and for bearing and raising children. That is far from true today.
Bernard also said, "One fundamental fact underlies the conception of marriage itself. Some kind of commitment must be involved."
Is that the solution?
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