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You're More Likely To Die From A Preventable Accident If...

Posted 10.30.2013 | Divorce

As if the tax breaks and the cuddling weren't enough, new research shows that married folks have yet another advantage over their divorced counterpart...

The Colleges Where You're Most Likely To Meet Your Spouse

Posted 10.09.2013 | Weddings

A new study from Facebook found that more than a quarter (28 percent) of married Facebook users in the U.S. met their spouses in college. And it t...

Study Reveals Which Year Of Marriage Is The Happiest

Posted 09.27.2013 | Weddings

According to a new study by U.K. law firm Slater & Gordon, married couples are happiest in their third year of marriage. Researchers polled 2,000 p...

The Connection With Your Spouse You Didn't Know You Had

Posted 08.29.2013 | Weddings

According to a new study published in the journal Psychological Science, people perceive their spouse’s voice more clearly than other unfamiliar voi...

Why Working-Class Americans Aren't Getting Married

Posted 08.13.2013 | Weddings

Recently, we've been hearing that fewer and fewer Americans are tying the knot, with the U.S. marriage rate at its lowest point in more than a century...

The Real Reason You're Fighting With Your Spouse

Posted 07.09.2013 | Weddings

As if feeling energized and refreshed weren't good enough reasons to get a good night's sleep, here's another: bad sleep can make your marital fights ...

The Divorce Risk In Your Kitchen

Posted 02.07.2013 | Divorce

Want to make sure your marriage lasts? You may want to put down that glass of wine. Heavy drinking and incompatible drinking -- where one spouse co...

The 2-Letter Word That Can Change Your Marriage Forever

M. Gary Neuman | Posted 04.06.2013 | Weddings
M. Gary Neuman

The "me" couple operates as two distinct people who happen to be in a relationship. The "we" couples are unquestionably a team. You see it in their body language and especially in their speech.

The Most Fascinating Divorce Findings Of 2012

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 12.31.2012 | Divorce

In 2012, researchers touched on subjects as diverse as "divorce genes" and the impact of pre-marital jitters on success later in marriage.

The 10 Most Talked-About Marriage Findings Of 2012

Posted 12.27.2012 | Weddings

From health benefits to couples' drinking habits, researchers delved into many facets of marriage, and the results were fascinating -- and sometimes contradictory.

How To Stop The Marriage Rate From Declining

Posted 12.17.2012 | Weddings

Marriage rates are declining in record numbers, and that can cause major social problems. A new report from the National Marriage Project and the Inst...

The BIG Benefit Of Same-Sex Marriage

Posted 12.14.2012 | Weddings

Research has indicated that marriage boosts health and happiness among heterosexual couples; now, a new study published Thursday suggests that married...

Can Marriage Help Cure Lung Cancer?

The Huffington Post | Katharine Lotze | Posted 09.07.2012 | Weddings

Researchers at the University of Maryland's Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center have found one thing that may help lung cancer patients fight...

Why The Biggest Thing We Expect From Marriage May Be The Most Unrealistic

The Huffington Post | Katharine Lotze | Posted 08.17.2012 | Weddings

Even in an age when about half of marriages end in divorce, young people are still hopeful about their own marriages lasting. According to a recent...

The Surprising Reason You Should Be Fighting With Your Spouse

Posted 08.06.2012 | Weddings

Forgiving and forgetting is so last season. A study presented at the American Psychological Association's annual conference on August 2 says that a...

Can Marriage Make You Live Longer?

The Huffington Post | Katharine Lotze | Posted 07.23.2012 | Weddings

Looking for the Fountain of Youth? Getting hitched might be the answer for some. A recent study published in the Journal of Marriage and Family fou...

You'll Never Guess Who's Most Likely To Stay Married

Posted 07.17.2012 | Weddings

Money can't buy love, but how much you have may affect your views on marriage. A UCLA study published in the current issue of the Journal of Marria...

Inside The Surprising New Findings About Marriage And Happiness

The Huffington Post | Natasha Burton | Posted 06.02.2012 | Weddings

Does being married make you a happier person? According to a report from Michigan State University released Thursday, the answer appears to be yes. ...

What Wives' Calling Patterns May (Or May Not) Prove

Posted 04.20.2012 | Weddings

Women call their husbands more than anyone else in their phonebooks which, according to a new report, could indicate that wives are more interested in...

Is Your Husband A Better Cook Than You?

Posted 03.29.2012 | Weddings

Are husbands better cooks than their wives? Yes, according to a new online poll that surveyed more than 2,806 American women. The survey, conduc...

How Much Time Do Women Spend Redoing Their Husbands' Chores?

Posted 03.20.2012 | Weddings

The only thing worse than doing chores is having to do them twice. According to a recent study by UK supermarket chain Sainsbury's, women spend an ...

WATCH: How Stress Can Affect Your Marriage

Posted 03.07.2012 | Weddings

Managing the stress of everyday life may be the ultimate test for newlyweds in their first year of marriage, according to new research. In this cli...

Why Marriage Is Good For Your Heart

Posted 03.06.2012 | Weddings

A new study suggests that marriage is good for your heart -- in more ways than one. Researchers at Emory and Rutger's universities, have found that...

Does Going To College Ruin Your Chances Of Getting Married?

Posted 02.09.2012 | Weddings

Contrary to popular belief, going to college may actually lower your chances of getting hitched. Researchers from Cornell University and the Univer...

Will You Divorce? Surveys Say Yes

The Atlantic Wire | Posted 08.21.2011 | Divorce

In our previous chronicles of overdetermination, we've learned that everything makes you more likely to overeat and pretty much everything has more ge...