1. Why Living Alone Is Dangerous to Your Health, Wall Street Journal
Research shows that living life alone is as dangerous as smoking or obesity. And when it comes to the five most common cancers affecting men and women, being married provided a greater survival benefit than chemotherapy (the benefit was greater for men than women).
2. Knot Now: The Benefits of Marrying in Your Mid-to-Late 20s (Including More Sex!), The Washington Post
[I]f you’d like to maximize your marital happiness, your odds of
having a couple of kids, and of forging common memories and family
traditions, you might not want to delay marriage if the right person
presents his or herself in your mid-to-late 20s.
3. How to Find Lifetime Love: 10 Secrets From Couples Married for Decades, Today
“Their view is that couples get into these grey periods after they’re
married, where nothing interesting or exciting is going on and shaking
it up with something adventurous is a good idea,” Pillemer said.
4. Young Adults Putting Off Marriage, Treating It As Capstone to Other Achievements, Deseret News
"What we found when we made them (assign values) was marriage was still
the most important thing they anticipated being in their future," said
5. Family Income - Not Married Parents - More Apt to Impact Kids' Well-Being, NBC News
"Where we see the biggest changes in marriage rates and non-marital
fertility isn't happening to everyone, it's mainly the disadvantaged."
6. Are All Divorces Necessary?, Family Studies
It is not a stretch to state that at least one of the partners in each
of these couples would have said at the outset of our work together that
they had irreconcilable differences. Yet two years after entering our
project, 38 percent of couples were still married, most of them having
successfully finished treatment.
7. Exploring The Metaphysics Of Love, National Public Radio
The first part says that romantic love can be characterized by its place
in a social structure or framework. The second part says that
biological states of human animals play out the roles currently defined
by that social framework.
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