Why Some Marriages And Nuclear Families Succeed While Others Fail

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Why Some Marriages And Nuclear Families Succeed While Others Fail

The March cover story of the Atlantic magazine makes a provocative claim: The nuclear family was a mistake.

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, Reset explores that thesis with an expert on interpersonal attraction, marriage, conflict resolution and how relationships sometimes do — and sometimes don’t — help us achieve our goals.

GUEST: Eli Finkel, social psychology professor at Northwestern University and author of The All-Or-Nothing Marriage: How the Best Marriages Work