Tag: Marriage

Drinking and Marital Satisfaction are Related among Older Couples

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When both husband and wife drink alcohol, they are generally more satisfied with their marriage. In short, drinking and marital satisfaction go together. Researchers at the University of Michigan reported these findings. The Study of Drinking and Marital Satisfaction The investigators studied a nationally representative sample of couples in the U.S. over age age 50. …

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Marriage and Maturing Out of Heavy Drinking

Maturing out of heavy drinking by college students after they have graduated has been shown for many decades.1  The belief has been that assuming adult roles and the demands they pose cause graduates to reduce their former drinking patterns to perform their new roles. That is, role conflict leads to the change.2,3 It would appear …

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