Excerpt: Making Marriage Work, by Kristin Celello

By 1930 divorce had indeed become a reality of everyday American life. At the same time, however, many Americans were deeply anxious about what the escalating divorce rate meant for the family, women, and the very future of the nation. Such fears were fanned by an emergent group of experts who spent the first several decades of the twentieth century identifying a “crisis” in American marriage. Continue Reading Excerpt: Making Marriage Work, by Kristin Celello

Kristin Celello: Divorce and the Recession’s “Silver Lining?”

Marriage and divorce during times of economic downturn: should we celebrate if people stay together just because divorce is expensive? Continue Reading Kristin Celello: Divorce and the Recession’s “Silver Lining?”