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The Influence of Culture on Adult Relationships
Western and NonWestern Relationships
Voluntary or nonvoluntary relationships
Distinguished feature in western culture ­ predominantly urban setting, relatively easy geographical
and social mobility
Ensures we voluntarily interact with large numbers of people ­ many who are first acquaintances
Culture characterised by high degree…

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Voluntary or nonvoluntary relationships
Voluntary relationships not necessarily better
Some societies, arranged marriages good sense ­ seem to work well
Epstein divorce rates low, half of them reported fallen in love
Myers ­ studied individuals living in India with arranged marriages ­ no difference in marital
satisfaction found when…

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Jankowiak and Fischer ­ searched for evidence of romantic love in nonwestern tribal societies
90% of 166 cultures ­ romantic love


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