More than 90 per cent of Americans and 80 per cent of Britons condemn extramarital affairs as wrong, compared with just two in five people in Italy and France.
And guess what, says Hakim: in Italy and France, divorce is far less common.
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Psychologist and relationship therapist Meg Barker is the author of Rewriting the Rules (Routledge), out this month.
She says there are several differences in today's long-term committed relationships that underpin the need for change.
), but happy enough, and friendly enough, and even sexy enough, and certainly functional enough to make a safe home for their children to grow up in.
If Torrent Download doesn't work please use magnet link to download torrents.Contrast the UK, where (despite the fact that affairs are very common), the language around them is loaded with negativity (think "cheating", "dishonesty", "love rat").When Jane heard of Steve's extramarital relationship, she felt "betrayed": but why, exactly, did it have to be a betrayal?Basically, we sat down and worked out that we're really happy with what we've got together – a lovely home, three gorgeous kids, fulfilling jobs.But we've been honest about the fact that we sometimes need a bit more."Rewriting the rules around marriage, as Steve and Jane have done, is catching on, and there's a spate of new books and movies out to prove it: books that aim to unpick why we can't be more imaginative in the ways we live out our long-term relationships and films such as Hope Springs that seek to remind us that a long-term relationship doesn't have to dissolve into a stale and lonely old age.That's certainly how social scientist Catherine Hakim sees it: and her take is that it's Anglo-Saxons who are worst at loading the weights onto marriage and then watching as it wobbles under the strain.