Peer Marriage: How Love Between Equals Really Works

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Free Press, 1994 - Family & Relationships - 205 pages
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Today's couples insist on equality in most aspects of their marriages. Based on probing in-depth interviews with more than 100 couples, this book uncovers the hidden pitfalls, the drastic changes, and the unsuspected and astonishing rewards experienced by truly equal partners in these new marital relationships.

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PEER MARRIAGE: How Love Between Equals Really Works

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

An illuminating examination of modern egalitarian marriage by a sociologist at the University of Washington in Seattle. Spurred on by insights gleaned during research on her first book (American ... Read full review

Peer marriage: how love between equals really works

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This is a how-to book for couples seeking satisfying relationships based upon fairness, collaboration, and intense companionship. According to Schwartz (Women at Yale: Liberating a College Campus, LJ ... Read full review


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Eliminating the Provider Role

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Dr. Pepper Schwartz is the industry's leading relationship authority. She has contributed regularly to "Glamour" and has appeared repeatedly on "Oprah", the "Today" show, and numerous national news shows. She is currently the relationship expert for and a professor of sociology at the University of Washington in Seattle.

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