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Marriage is Not a Residential Treatment Facility
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Keating, Barbara. 2010. “Marriage Is Not a Residential Treatment Facility”. TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology, April. Washington DC: American Sociological Association.


One of the biggest mistakes people make when they marry is thinking that they will improve their spouse. No one, however, can force another person to change. The problems discussed here generally do not get better. Most of the time, in fact, they get worse. The best advice I can give someone involved with a person with any of these problems is to get...

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