Do You Have Your Parents' Marriage?
Monday, July 08, 2013
Hear from newlyweds, gay or straight, who were married in the past two years or were engaged to be married. Brian Lehrer asks callers how their marriages are different from their parents' and grandparents’, and what their expectations are for marriage. Are there generational differences, and what do they mean for the institution of marriage.?
“I was from a mother and father who got married, stayed together, and they stayed together more because that’s what they were supposed to do." Amy in Manalapan says, "Like them being happy wasn’t the most important – they had to do the right thing. And there were rules to follow."