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Discover the Secret to Happiness with Brad Wilcox | Dr. J Show Episode 230

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Want to be happy? Get married. Studies have shown that marriage is an excellent predictor of increased happiness. Dr. Brad Wilcox, Professor of Sociology, is the Director of the National Marriage Project at the University of Virginia, and joins Dr. Jennifer Roback Morse to discuss how to be happy, what the numbers say, and explain how wedded parents are critical for children's stability and future successes. 

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With Nicholas H. Wolfinger, Dr. Wilcox is the co-author of Soul Mates: Religion, Sex, Love, and Marriage Among African Americans and Latinos (Oxford, 2016), which shines a spotlight on the lives of strong and happy minority couples. He is also the coauthor of Gender and Parenthood: Biological and Social Scientific Perspectives (Columbia, 2013) with Kathleen Kovner Kline. His research has been featured in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Atlantic, National Review Online, NPR, NBC’s The Today Show, and many other media outlets. 

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More of Dr. Wilcox's Articles:
‘Get Married’ and ‘Family Unfriendly’ Review: The Case for Wedlock - WSJ:
‘I Said, What’s Your Plan About Marriage and Dating? And There Was Silence.’ - The New York Times: 
Does Marriage Really Bring People Happiness? A Discussion - TIME:


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