Marital Status and Social Well-Being : Are the Married Always Better Off ?

  title={Marital Status and Social Well-Being : Are the Married Always Better Off ?},
  author={Adam M. Shapiro and Corey Lee M. Keyes},
The positive link between marriage and physical and psychological well-being is well established, but whether marriage is associated with social well-being is not. Using nationally representative data from the MIDUS study (N = 3,032), the present study examines the degree to which there are marital status differences in perceived social wellbeing, to what extent marital histories affect perceived social well-being, and the degree to which findings vary between social well-being and… CONTINUE READING
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