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High divorce rates in the United States combined with the detrimental effects of unhappy marriage on the physical and mental health of spouses and children have led to an increased amount of research on marital satisfaction and marital stability

@inproceedings{Sharaievska2013HighDR,
  title={High divorce rates in the United States combined with the detrimental effects of unhappy marriage on the physical and mental health of spouses and children have led to an increased amount of research on marital satisfaction and marital stability},
  author={Iryna Sharaievska and Jungeun Kim and Monika Stodolska},
  year={2013}
}
The purpose of this study was to explore the influence of cultural backgrounds of spouses on leisure (couple and individual) and marital satisfaction among Korean-American and East European-American married couples. In particular, the study examined challenges faced by intercultural unions that were related to their leisure engagements and the role of leisure in improving marital satisfaction. The data were collected with the use of in-depth one-on-one interviews. The results showed the… 

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