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ERIC Number: EJ593734
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
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Reference Count: 0
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ISSN: ISSN-1092-6755
The Impact of Adoption on the New Parents' Marriage.
Ward, Margaret
Adoption Quarterly, v2 n2 p57-78 1998
Reviews literature on effects of adoption on parents' marriage. Notes that a general decline in marital satisfaction is related to partners' ability to balance marital and parental roles, to expectations about housework and child-care division, and to time demands. Marriage is also affected by infertility and its investigation. Finds that social support can enhance a marriage affected by adoption. (Author/KB)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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Identifiers: Division of Labor (Household); Marital Quality