03/28/2008 02:44 am ET Updated Nov 17, 2011

How Long Will Love Last? About Three Years

Forget the proverbial seven-year itch.

Not to disillusion the half million or so June brides and bridegrooms who were just married, but new research suggests that the spark may fizzle within only three years.

Researchers analyzed responses from two sets of married or cohabitating couples: one group was together for one to three years, the other for four to six years.

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