DOI: 10.17265/2159-5542/2015.12.005
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Stephanie J. Thorson-Olesen

Abstract: Despite an emphasis on global interconnectedness, little has been written about the unique challenges of international marriages. As a result, this research was conducted to investigate the marital values and satisfaction of males and females in domestic (natives of the U.S.) and international (one is a native of the U.S. and the other is foreign born) marriages. The Characteristics of Marriage Inventory (CHARISMA) was used to gather information through an online quantitative survey. The mean family values s…

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