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Spouse Abuse Family is paradox, for military and police, family is the 3 most dangerous institutions for them But women more likely to experience severe forms of violence - Many Canadian women and men experience violence in their marriages or common law relationships -Sexual integrate relationship can be explosive Women also more likely than men to report multiple incidents of spousal violence Women and men from all income and educational levels experience spousal violence But in general, younger people face the greatest risk of experiencing spousal violence Male domination patriarchy society, when looking at gay and lesbian relationships, this would be male on male or female on female violence Divorce Law- divorce rate is so high, people with money are signing a pre-nup agreement before the marriage; pre-nup: explain how much money each other get when divorcing Divorce Act 1968, the main reason for divorce is adultery; considering adultery as taboo, must people are strongly opposed to this. Despite the fact, that we are living in a society of sexually liberated Swine-people having clubs Divorce Act 1968 only allows adultery and mental physical abuse for couples to get divorce In 1985, the second divorce law, leads to marriage break down; want to get divorced, need to separate for 1 year No Fault Divorce, no one to blame Sometimes if the husband has pension, but the wife doesnt, the money spit down Reason for Divorce- -individualism is growing: I am interest in ME primarily, and less willing to make sacrifices for the family. Some call this the me-generation
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