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1

A good marriage acts as a _______________ against mental health problems such as alienation, loneliness, unhappiness, and depression.

Buffer.

2

The role interactions that occur in marriage become more complicated when:

Children enter the picture.

3

The belief that older people are not interested in sex is:

A myth.

4

One of the things that married couples can do to maintain a fulfilling sex life is to:

Start dating one another again.

5

Married men have longer life expectancies than:

Single men.

6

Stanley Graham, in his presidential address to the American Psychological Association's 99th Annual Convention, argued that the emancipation of women was paralleled by:

The abandoning of responsibility by men.

7

Inhibited sexual desire is:

A pervasive disinterest in sex.

8

It appears that human females are the only females capable of experiencing:

Intense orgasmic responses.

9

One important sexual differences between men and women is that women have to learn how to:

Reach orgasm.

10

Married women appear to have a lower risk of domestic violence than:

Single women.

11

Critics of the sexual addiction thesis point out that sex is the only addiction in which the addict does not:

Give up the abusing behavior.

12

Sexual behavior is regulated in:

All human societies.

13

Successful marriages exhibit all of the following characteristics EXCEPT:

-Relative agreement on important issues
-Constant passion
-Positive partner interaction
-Team work

Constant passion.

14

Ben's parents are divorced. The odds of Ben being divorced as an adult are:

Twice as likely.

15

Marital disruption is considerably higher among families that are:

In economic trouble.

16

The current term for society's sanctioned arrangement for sexual relations is:

Marriage.

17

All of the following tasks are associated with the transition to married life EXCEPT:

-Shifting from self-centeredness to other-centeredness.
-Developing new relationships with parents.
-Learning to do leisure activities on the spur of the moment.
-Living within a prescribed budget.

Learning to do leisure activities on the spur of the moment.

18

If marital success is defined as happiness only, no marriage could be successful because:

No family is happy all of the time.

19

Human sexuality is based on:

Learning.

20

In order to build a successful marriage, couples must learn to balance:

Togetherness and autonomy.