[Marriage counselling]

United States, 1950

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Episode of Series “The Search”.
Illustrates new methods of helping people avoid or overcome marital unhappiness. Presented under the guidance of the Marriage Council or Philadelphia and the University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine, this television report explains the workings of a marriage council and discusses some of the important findings which have emerged from professional counselling. Illustrates the problems reacted by wives working, infidelity, attitudes towards children, and those difficulties that arise from the conflict between reality and the false impression held by many young people today.

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