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Family

A group of people who identify themselves as being related to one another, usually by blood, marriage, adoption, or who share intimate relations and dependency

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Marriage

A relationship between usually two people which provides a degree of economic cooperation, emotional intimacy, and sex

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Polygyny

A man has multiple wives

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Polyandry

A women has multiple husbands

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Endogamy

Marriage in which the partner is of the same social group or caste

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Nuclear Family

Parents living with their biological children and apart from kin

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Extended Family

Social groups consisting of one or more parents, children, and other kin. Often spanning several generations and living in the same household

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Fictive Kin

Social ties that are not based on marriage or blood

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Common law marriage / cohabitation

Partners live as if married, but without the legal framework

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Changing family compositions

- 1/3 was non-family households
- Gay marriages w/ or w/o children
-marriage rates decline as do divorce rates
- immigrant families

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Violence and the family

- domestic abuse
- hard to gather data on occurrences
- seen as a family matter
1/3 women, 1/4 men victims of IPV intimate partner violence
- child abuse

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Marriage protective factors

- Making over 50k
- older and fatter (men)
- man does more chores
- less rom coms
- people around you getting divorced

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Benefits of marriage

- make more money and have more sex
- healthier
-better kids

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Engaged and not cohabitation experience

less stress than married peers

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Married people are...

More satisfied than young counterparts

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Alcohol consumption...

decreases with marriage

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Feminization of poverty

More women and children live in poverty
Especially due to divorce
27% financial decline

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Age of first marriage

Female 27. Male 29
- Delay of marriage due to career choices and monet

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The Great crossover

Age of first child

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Selective childlessness

Choosing to not have kids

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Emerging adulthood

Phase between late adolescence and early adult hood
College students

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Second Shift

After work, the women in the house has to come do her second shift of household duties

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Race and attraction

- non black men penalize black women
- Black men have no preference
- women prefer same race men
- Women otherwise penalize asian and black men

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Profile pictures

- Better to smile
- eye contact is better
- Men: no eye contact is better, no smiling or eyes is best
- Myspace angle works for girls
- Men should pose with and animal or muscle shot