Department of Sociology

Does Marriage Make People Happy?

Fri, March 23, 2012

Does marriage make people happy? If so, the key may lie more in each partner's own family history, the expansion of social connectivity, and the presence of emotional support. Dr. Debra Umberson's research on marriage and well-being is featured in the U.S. News & World Report.

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