Two general explanations are suggested for the poorer health and higher mortality which in contemporary populations is often observed among children from maritally
disrupted families(4): the association might partly be due to errors in data or methods and thus is a statistical artifact or the association between parental loss and mortality of children is genuine.
That may not mean much when measured against the example of their maritally
But one cause for optimism is the "receptivity" in the press to widespread consensus among academics about "dine effects of growing up in a maritally
unstable society," and the use of that data may strike a responsive chord among Americans.
Fathers who separated or divorced over the course of the study were not observed in interactions with their children, therefore leaving the most maritally
satisfied couples in our sample.
That honour goes to Clive Owen and his roving accent as maritally
bored Chicago ad executive Charles Schine who's tempted to have an affair with Lucinda Harris (Aniston), the sexy businesswoman he meets on the train to work.
Patterns of co resident adult men in maritally
disrupted families and young children's well-being" Journal of Marriage and the Family, 53:958-72.
Once on the site,I defy anyone remotely pop culture aware not to have a voyeuristic check on how poor,miserable maritally
troubled Sadie Frost is faring in the market,or the romantically busy Zoe Ball.
Nonetheless, 80% of the couples they surveyed also reported that they were maritally
and sexually satisfied.
However, if mothers have less positive attitudes toward father involvement, fathers' marital satisfaction may be negatively related to their involvement because in such cases, a maritally
satisfied father may choose not to get involved with children in order to validate her mothering identity (Hawkins & Roberts, 1992; Lamb, 1997) or to preserve his wife's parenting territory (Allen & Hawkins, 1999; Cowan & Cowan, 1988; De Luccie, 1995).
Completing the picture are their maritally
splintered parents, highly critical, bitter Eileen (Kika Markham), who is gradually being driven mad by next door's dog's incessant barking, and sexually frustrated, aimless and ineffectual Bill (Jack Shepherd), a loving father for whom son Darren (Enzo Cilenti) leaving home with no forwarding address was the last blow.