Marriage is Good for Your Health

Jaded cynics, check this out: the UK’s Daily Mail is reporting that a happy marriage can lead to a longer, healthier life.

According to studies conducted in seven European countries, the mental and physical health benefits of a stable, committed marriage can reduce chances of premature death by 10 – 15 percent.

One psychologist said of the findings:

Commitment seems to provide networks of supportive and helpful relationships, beginning with the spouse or partner, leading to more healthy lifestyles and better emotional and physical health.

Read the entire article over at the Daily Mail >


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