Family Roles and Dual Career Marriages in Ghana: Benefits and Challenges to Emerging Families in Ghana

Otu William, Emma Eyison Appiah, Emmanuel Addo Botchway


In most of the newly married families in Ghana today, both spouses are employed outside the home. Employment has a profound effect on the family life as well as on personal satisfaction. In turn, family life can influence the work environment and vice versa. The study examines the relationship between work and family, its effect on marriages and the entire family life. The study reviewed existing literature on Family Roles and Dual Career, Dual-earner Marriages.

Keywords: Marriage, Dual Career, Work, Environment, Relationship, Employment, Satisfaction, Family Role and Dual-earner Marriages.


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