ERIC Number: EJ574920
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
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The Perils of Love, or Why Wives Adapt to Husbands during the Transition to Parenthood.
Johnson, Elizabeth M.; Huston, Ted L.
Journal of Marriage and the Family, v60 n1 p195-204 Feb 1998
An explanation for wives' shift in preferences about the division of child care labor before and after the birth of their first child is tested (N=69 couples). Evidence is presented that love for their husbands motivates wives to align their preferences with their husbands'. The mediating role of love is explored. (Author/EMK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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