Derived from the author's own survey called the Long Island Long-Term Marriage Survey, this text examines couples married 50 years or more. The survey, comprising of questionnaires and interviews, was conducted to learn what factors contributed to the longevity of marriages.

chapter |11 pages


chapter 1|14 pages

Methodology and Theoretical Perspectives

chapter 2|21 pages

Social and Historical Backgrounds

chapter 3|15 pages

Meeting and Marrying

chapter 4|20 pages

Having Children

chapter 5|22 pages

Conflict and Resolution

chapter 6|16 pages

His or Her Marriage

chapter 7|29 pages

Making a Marriage Last

chapter 8|25 pages

The Golden Years

chapter 9|16 pages

Till Death Do Us Part