Happy Home in Adolescence Tied to Good Marriages Later


Having a warm and supportive home during one’s teenage years may make for more satisfying marriages later on, new research suggests.

Those who come from a family where people can talk positively through conflicts tend to bring the same supportive communication style to their marriages. And they tend to be more satisfied with their marriages, according to the research.

“The overall family climate seems to matter,” said study author Robert Ackerman, a psychologist at the University of Texas at Dallas. “A positive family climate is related to individuals being more positively engaged with their spouses.”

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