Flashcards in Exam III Review Deck (73)
What do older adults favor over marriage?
_____% of divorcees will remarry
What portion of marriages today include at least one partner who has been married previously?
Most children who have experience divorce are likely to experience what?
A new family form
Average age for remarriage for women
Average age for remarriage for men
Who is more likely to get remarried quicker?
Men remarry ____ years after divorce on average whereas women remarry _____ years after divorce on average.
Men 3 yrs
Women 5 yrs
How does age affect likelihood of remarriage?
Younger people tend to be more likely to remarry; age is particularly strong predictor for women but affect not seen as much in men
Ethnic differences in remarriage
Whites most likely to get remarried
Research suggests that divorced and/or remarried moms see their new family situations as how?
Which relationship is strained with the child when bio parent conflict arises?
Stepparent and child relationship
Which type of parenting style works best for a stepparent at least initially? How about the bio parent?
Which gender/age group of children have the most difficult time with remarriage?
Pre adolescent girls
Children's adjustment to remarriage- discipline and child characteristics
It is ____% likely that a remarriage will end in divorce at some point
What types of symptoms may divorcees experience?
Depressive, expression of Criticism and anger
Who is second divorce most common among?
Presence of children
Well being of 1 time divorcees vs multiple time divorcees
Multiple timers tend to have poorer mental health, more depressive symptoms, more psych distress, higher rate of substance use
Differences in life satisfaction of 1 time divorcees vs multiple timers
None were found
____ of children will reside in step parent family before age 18
Golish 7 blended family challenges:
1. Feeling caught between bio parents
2. Regulating boundaries
3. Ambiguity of parental roles
4. Traumatic bonding
5. Vying for resources
6. Differences in conflict management
7. Identity as one family
What tends to coincide with behavioral problems in children regarding blended families?
Cohabiting instead of married
____% of new marriages end in divorce
Most common time for divorce?
First 7-10 years of marriage
2 Demographic factors that contribute to divorce
People who live together before marriage get divorced quicker
Low income low edu AND high income high edu women are at risk
Ethnic differences: Who is more likely to divorce and why?
Blacks more likely than Mexicans and Asians due to collectivism and religion
2 Societal factors that contribute to divorce
Independence of women has made divorce more of an option
Individualistic US culture
Intergenerational Transmission Of Divorce
What is it?
If parents got divorced you're more likely to