Reference > The Myth of Marriage
Description :: Monica Mehta, AlterNet, July 21, 2005
"As Stephanie Coontz reveals in her new book, Marriage, A History: From Obedience to Intimacy, or How Love Conquered Marriage, human unions have gone through a number of evolutions."

Except ... I think what really annoys me about the interview is that there's this assumption that it's 1:1 between married couples and people living together, and that you can talk about what it takes to "make a marriage work" as opposed to what it takes to "make a relationship work", as if it were fully representative of all relationships. Maybe it's just a slip, but it's an important one for me.

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