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Marriage and Family: The Quest for Intimacy

Marriage and Family: The Quest for Intimacy

8th Edition
By Robert Lauer and Jeanette Lauer
Copyright: 2012

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BRIEF TABLE OF CONTENTS

List of Figures

List of Tables

Preface

PART ONE. THE CONTEXT OF INTIMACY

l. Marriage and Family in America: Needs, Myths, and Dreams

2. Diversity in Families

3. Gender Roles: Foundation for Intimacy

4. Sexuality

PART TWO: SEEKING INTIMATE RELATIONSHIPS

5. Getting Involved

6. Falling in Love

7. Selecting a Life Partner

PART THREE: INTIMACY IN MARRIAGE AND FAMILY LIFE

8. Getting Married

9. The Challenge of Communication

10. Power and Conflict in Marriage

11. Work and Home

12. Becoming a Parent

PART FOUR: CHALLENGES TO INTIMACY

13. Family Crises

14. Separation and Divorce

15. Remarriage and Stepfamilies

PART V: THE LIFELONG QUEST

16. Intimacy in the Later Years

Glossary
References
Credits
Name Index
Subject Index