Stephanie Coontz: On Marriage

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What makes an ideal marriage? Stephanie Coontz, a professor of history and family studies and author of “Marriage, A History: How Love Conquered Marriage,” says that marrying for love is a radical idea. Ironically, as marriage is becoming a more emotionally satisfying relationship, it is also becoming less stable as an institution.

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Stephanie Coontz

A Strange Stirring - The Feminine Mystique and American Women at the Dawn of the 1960's. Dir. of Research & Public Edu at Council on Contemporary Families. bio from Twitter

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