Revision with unchanged content. All over America, divorce and marital problems seem rampant. Marriages today face numerous problems right from the very start. This book examines the variable happiness with marriage within the context of 14 independent variables. The 14 independent variables are sex, number of years of education, income, church attendance, job satisfaction, importance of having a fulfilling job, work hours, age, television hours watched per day, number of children, class identification, divorce, race, and religious denomination. The purpose of this work is to help expose factors that affect marital happiness and to then suggest policy ideas that are directed at alleviating these problems. This book would be important to anyone that is married or thinking about getting married because it helps uncover the problem areas that most affect the overall happiness of the institution of marriage. This book will arm the reader with pertinent knowledge on, not only identifying the problem areas of marriage, but also on ways to help fix these problem areas in such a way that the marriage could be saved.