Choices in Relationships: Introduction to Marriage and the Family / Edition 9

Choices in Relationships: Introduction to Marriage and the Family / Edition 9

by David Knox, Caroline Schacht
     
 

ISBN-10: 0495091855

ISBN-13: 9780495091851

Pub. Date: 01/31/2007

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Because the right choice is an informed choice, CHOICES IN RELATIONSHIPS: AN INTRODUCTION TO MARRIAGE AND FAMILY, NINTH EDITION arms you with the knowledge and confidence you need to make wise decisions for a lifetime of positive relationships. CHOICES IN RELATIONSHIPS presents the information that you need to explore the tradeoffs that choices involve, view

Overview

Because the right choice is an informed choice, CHOICES IN RELATIONSHIPS: AN INTRODUCTION TO MARRIAGE AND FAMILY, NINTH EDITION arms you with the knowledge and confidence you need to make wise decisions for a lifetime of positive relationships. CHOICES IN RELATIONSHIPS presents the information that you need to explore the tradeoffs that choices involve, view situations in a positive light, and to understand how even not making a choice is really a choice after all. By applying the concepts in this text to your own life, the authors show you how to approach every intimate relationship with the freedom and responsibility that comes from making educated choices.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780495091851
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/31/2007
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
576
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

1. Choices in Relationships: An Introduction. 2. Gender in Relationships. 3. Love in Relationships. 4. Being Single, Hanging Out, Hooking Up, and Living Together. 5. Sexuality in Relationships. 6. Same-Sex Couples and Families. 7. Mate Selection. 8. Marriage Relationships. 9. Communication in Relationships. 10. Planning Children and Contraception. 11. Parenting. 12. Balancing Work and Family Life. 13. Stress and Crisis in Relationships. 14. Violence and Abuse in Relationships. 15. Divorce. 16. Remarriage and Stepfamilies. 17. Aging in Marriage and Family Relationships. Epilogue The Future of Marriage and the Family. Special Topic 1 Money and Debt Management in Marriage. Special Topic 2 HIV and Sexually Transmitted Infections. Special Topic 3 Sexual Anatomy and Physiology. Special Topic 4 Sexual Dysfunctions. Special Topic 5 Careers in Marriage and the Family. Special Topic 6 Resources and Organizations. Appendix A Individual Autobiography Outline. Appendix B Family Autobiography Outline. Appendix C Prenuptial Agreement. Appendix D Living Will. Appendix E Durable Power of Attorney.

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