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Keeping Marriage Alive with Affairs, Asexuality, Polyamory, and Living Apart [United States]

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by Bella DePaulo, Ph.D.

In my previous post, I introduced you to the first part of Pamela Haag’s provocative new book, Marriage Confidential: The Post-Romantic Age of Workhorse Wives, Royal Children, Undersexed Spouses, and Rebel Couples Who Are Rewriting the Rules. The 21st century, she argues, is a post-romantic age of melancholy marriages. The couples are not acutely stressed nor entangled in constant conflict – they are just melancholy. They signed up for the marriage pact and lost a vital part of themselves in the process.

In that first post, I reviewed some of the problems that Haag diagnosed as plaguing some contemporary marriages. Here, I will go through a few of them and tell you about some of the solutions Haag learned about in her research and interviews. Remember, her goal is not to generate alternatives to marriage but alternatives within marriage that have the potential to keep the marriages together. To longtime readers of Living Single, I bet you will anticipate the conclusion I am leading up to before you get to the end of this post.

Psychology Today, 2 juni 2011

Zie ook:

  • Don’t Want to Divorce? Indulge Your #Polyamory or Asexuality, Have Your Affairs, Live Apart / Bella DePaulo [US; Huffpost Books] http://alturl.com/po7ee
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