JTA picked up my Orthodox marriage article
JTA picked up my Jewish Week article from last week, which looked at the relative happiness of Orthodox marriages in comparison to secular unions. And it’s currently on their homepage!
Orthodox marriages are happier but still have stresses, study reports
By Sharon Udasin · January 25, 2010
NEW YORK (New York Jewish Week) — Orthodox marriages may be happier than their secular counterparts, but religious unions are rocky enough to concern a team of researchers and rabbis who presented the results of their recent study on marital satisfaction at the Orthodox Union.
“Traditional family values and religious values tend to overlap,” Eliezer Schnall, an assistant professor of psychology at Yeshiva University who was responsible for analyzing the data, said here last week. “But there are also those in this community who are not as happy with their marriages.” Continue reading…