56 minutes | Dec 1, 2017

How to Remain Happily Married....Even After Children Come

Have you ever worried about how a new baby will affect your marriage? Join us as we discuss how we can best manage the inevitable stress of transitional events and come away stronger than ever. If you've ever wondered how to best prepare as a couple for a new baby, look no further than this episode. Thanks for your download! Show Notes: Canary, D. J., Stafford, L., Semic, B. A. (2002). A panel study of the associations between maintenance strategies and relational characteristics. Journal of Marriage and Family. 64(2)395-406. Cherlin, A. Demography (1977) The effect of children on marriage dissolution. Demography. 14(3), 265-272. doi:10.2307/2060785 Glenn, N. D., McLanahan, S.(1982). Children and marital happiness: A further specification of the relationship. Journal of Marriage and Family. 44(1), 63-72. Hawkins, A. J., Dollahite, D. C., & Draper, T. W. (2012). Successful marriages and families: Proclamation Principles and Research Perspectives. Provo, Utah: Brigham Young University. Madanian, L., & Mansor, S. S. (2013). Marital satisfaction and demographic traits in an emigrant sample: Rasch analysis. Procedia – Social and Behavioral Sciences, 107, 96-1-3. McCubbin, H. I., McCubbin, M. A., & Thompson, A. I. (1997). Families under stress: what makes them resilient. Journal of Family & Consumer Sciences, 892, 11. Olson, J. R., Goddard, H. W., Marshall, J. P., & Schramm, D. G. (2015). Shared religious beliefs, prayer and forgiveness as predictors of marital satisfaction. Family Relations, 64(4), 519 533. Twenge, J. M., Campbell, W. K., Foster, C. A. (2003). Parenthood and marital satisfaction: A meta-analytic review. Journal of Marriage and Family, 65(3) 574-583. VanLaningham, J., Johnson, D. R., Amato, P. (2001). Marital happiness, marital duration, and the U shaped curve: Evidence from a five-wave panel study. Soc Forces, 79 (4): 1313 1341. White, L. K., Booth, A., Edwards, J. N. (2016). Children and Marital Happiness. Journal of Family Issues, 7(2), 131-147. Yedirir, S., & Harmarta, E. (2015). Emotional expression and spousal support as predictors of marital satisfaction: The case of Turkey. Education Sciences: Theory & Practice, 15(6), 1549-1558. Image of couple praying found at: http://www.catholic.org/news/hf/family/story.php?id=63183
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