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When your children marry : how marriage changes relationships with sons and daughters / Deborah M. Merrill.

Author/Creator:
Merrill, Deborah M., 1962-
Publication:
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, c2011.
Format/Description:
Book
x, 171 p. ; 24 cm.
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Subjects:
Marriage.
Parent and adult child.
Intergenerational relations.
Alternative lifestyles.
Contents:
Introduction
Illustrations of intergenerational relationships
Relationships between parents and adult children
Gender differences in contact with parents and in-laws : do couples see more of her family than his?
"A daughter is a daughter all of her life, but a son is a son 'til he takes him a wife" : "myth or reality"
The effect of marriage on intergenerational relationships
The challenges for mothers in parent and adult child relationships
The evolution of intergenerational relationships following children's marriages
Divorce and later life families
Advice to mothers for maintaining intergenerational relationships
Reciprocal effects? : how do intergenerational relationships affect adult children's marriages?
Conclusion.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9781442210929 (cloth : alk. paper)
1442210923 (cloth : alk. paper)
9781442210943 (electronic)
144221094X (electronic)
OCLC:
696942390