The relationship of marital intimacy and aloofness to social environment: a hologeistic study

Behavior Science Research Vol/Iss. 21 Published In Pages: 50-69
By Broude, Gwen J.


This study explores the correlates of marital intimacy cross-culturally. Previous theories are challenged and a new measure of marital intimacy is presented. Findings suggest that marital intimacy is likely to occur in societies where individuals have no social support outside of marriage.

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