This imbalance of power may not have been problematic in times when marriage was not supposed to be a relationship between equals – in patriarchal societies, it was accepted that the male partner would wield more sexual, economic and political sway over the female partner in all institutions ranging from law, medicine, governance to family and marriage.
Likewise in matrilineal societies, a husband submitted to living with his wife’s family and adapting himself to the ways of the established household.
It’s fashionable right now to look to neurobiology, gender norms, or family of origin parenting styles when you’re trying to figure out why your partner is such a jerk.
A new study suggests that one overlooked root of relationship problems is social class.
So it depends on the reason for their socioeconomic status for me. Or are they just unmotivated and poorly disciplined? How much difference is there..why is there a difference.People with advanced degrees were smarter than those who just finished four years of college.Don't even get her started on a bottom of the barrel high school diploma. A red flag went off in my head as I asked myself a question.Their ages ranged from early 20s to mid-60s, and couples had been living together anywhere from a year and a half to 43 years. Now that we aren’t generally born into our roles as scullery maids or earls, a wider range of factors contributes to class identity.When Mc Dowell’s team asked their participants to define “class,” they came up with pretty similar answers: “I think social class is a status you have throughout your life based on how educated you are, what you do in society, how much you earn,” said one, while another said, “It is how much education you have, how rich you are, how many people you know, and who you know.” Social scientists generally identify class as a product of “the combination of educational level, income, money, type of job, social and occupational prestige, and political power.” And, as Mc Dowell et al.