WEIRD FACT ON MARRIAGE

Weird Facts On Marriage

A 15-year-long study found that a person’s happiness level before marriage was the best predictor of happiness after marriage. In other words, marriage won’t automatically make one happy. Source: Strange but true facts WHAT DO YOU THINK?

Weird Facts On Marriage

Eighty-one percent (81%) of happily married couples said their partner’s friends and family rarely interfered with the relationship, compared to just 38% of unhappy couples. Source: Strange but true facts. Does it mean that the happiness of couples depends on how rarely family and friends interfere? What do you think?

WEIRD FACTS ON MARRIAGE

Throughout most of history, marriage was not necessarily based on mutual love, but an institution devoted to acquiring in-laws and property and to provide the family additional labor forces (by having children). Source: Strange but true facts. ARE WE GOING BACK TO HISTORY ON THE BASIS FOR MARRIAGE? WHAT DO YOU THINK?

WEIRD FACTS ON MARRIAGE

Married people are twice as likely to go to church as unmarried people.   While couples with children are less likely to divorce than childless couples, the arrival of a new baby is more likely to bring more stress and emotional distance than new happiness. Nearly 90% of couples experienced decrease in marital satisfaction after …

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WEIRD FACTS ON MARRIAGE

A marriage ceremony typically ends with a kiss because in ancient Rome, a kiss was a legal bond that sealed contracts, and marriage was seen as a contract. Compared to singles, married people accumulate about four times more savings and assets. Those who divorced had assets 77% lower than singles. Source/Credit: Strange but true facts.

WEIRD FACTS ON MARRIAGE

Marrying younger than age 25 dramatically raises the divorce risk. Also, the divorce risk is higher when the woman is much older than the man, though the reverse isn’t as a strong factor. A person’s level of education influences the age at which they marry. Couples tend to marry later in states with higher numbers …

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WEIRD FACTS ON MARRIAGE

Words form only 7% of our communication with anyone, including spouses. Tone of voice accounts for 38% and body language is responsible for 55% of the messages spouses receive from each other.   Women who report a fair division of housework were happier in their marriages than women who thought their husbands didn’t do their …

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WEIRD FACTS ON MARRIAGE

More than friendship, laughter, forgiveness, compatibility, and sex, spouses name TRUST as the element crucial for a happy marriage. Eighty-one percent of happily married couples said their partner’s friends and family rarely interfered with the relationship, compared to just 38% of unhappy couples.   Source/Credit: Strange but true facts

WEIRD FACTS ON MARRIAGE

Marriage does more to promote life satisfaction than money, sex, or even children, according to Wake Forest University psychologists.   Source/Credit: Strange but true facts Does this apply to bad and abusive marriages too?