Saturday, July 08, 2006

10 Little Known Benefits Of The Marriage

  1. A child is 50 percent more likely to die during infancy if born out of wedlock. Sounds bizarre and old-school, but statistics is there to support it.

  1. Education level taken by itself, increases proportionately the success of a marriage. That is, the more education you have, the more likely your marriage will last

  1. If you marry after 25, your chances of divorce are 24% lower. So don’t rush it.

  1. If you make over $50000 grand, your chances of divorce are lowered by about a third.

  1. Nowadays, over 60% of all couples start living together before they get married.

  1. The number one topic in all marriage disputes is money. The number two is children.

  1. Married people live longer

  1. 70 percent of chronic problem drinkers are either divorced or separated, and only 15 percent are married.

  1. Unmarried people spend twice as much time as patients in hospitals as their married peers and have lower activity levels.

  1. Generally, compared with those who are not married, married individuals eat better, take better care of themselves, and live a more stable, secure and scheduled lifestyle.