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What do older adults favor over marriage?

Cohabitation

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_____% of divorcees will remarry

75%

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What portion of marriages today include at least one partner who has been married previously?

1/4

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Most children who have experience divorce are likely to experience what?

A new family form

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Average age for remarriage for women

34

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Average age for remarriage for men

37

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Who is more likely to get remarried quicker?

Men

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Men remarry ____ years after divorce on average whereas women remarry _____ years after divorce on average.

Men 3 yrs
Women 5 yrs

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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

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Ethnic differences in remarriage

Whites most likely to get remarried

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Research suggests that divorced and/or remarried moms see their new family situations as how?

Extremely difficult

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Which relationship is strained with the child when bio parent conflict arises?

Stepparent and child relationship

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Which type of parenting style works best for a stepparent at least initially? How about the bio parent?

Permissive style
Authoritative style

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Which gender/age group of children have the most difficult time with remarriage?

Pre adolescent girls

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Children's adjustment to remarriage- discipline and child characteristics

Book

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It is ____% likely that a remarriage will end in divorce at some point

65

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What types of symptoms may divorcees experience?

Depressive, expression of Criticism and anger

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Who is second divorce most common among?

Younger people
Lower SES
Unemployed partner
Presence of children

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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

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Differences in life satisfaction of 1 time divorcees vs multiple timers

None were found

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____ of children will reside in step parent family before age 18

1/3

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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

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What tends to coincide with behavioral problems in children regarding blended families?

Cohabiting instead of married

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____% of new marriages end in divorce

50%

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Most common time for divorce?

First 7-10 years of marriage

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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

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Ethnic differences: Who is more likely to divorce and why?

Blacks more likely than Mexicans and Asians due to collectivism and religion

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2 Societal factors that contribute to divorce

Independence of women has made divorce more of an option
Individualistic US culture

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Intergenerational Transmission Of Divorce
What is it?

If parents got divorced you're more likely to

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Inter generational transmission of divorce patterns and risk factors:

D-D- both from divorced home
D-M- one from divorced home, one from married home
F-D- females parents married and males parents divorced

High risk
Mid risk
Low risk