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17

Feb

Your brain recognizes the difference between marriage and living togetherTo your brain, marriage becomes ‘a proxy for trust and reliability’ and this understanding helps to relieve stress.

Your brain recognizes the difference between marriage and living together
To your brain, marriage becomes ‘a proxy for trust and reliability’ and this understanding helps to relieve stress.

12

Dec

Mathematical formula predicts if your marriage will lastCan math quantify all the complexities of your relationship and predict whether it will last? One researcher thinks he has found the equation.

Mathematical formula predicts if your marriage will last
Can math quantify all the complexities of your relationship and predict whether it will last? One researcher thinks he has found the equation.

30

Oct

How Facebook knows when you’ll get divorced (even before you do)Facebook knows who your romantic partner is even if you keep that information private, and can even predict if the relationship will last.

How Facebook knows when you’ll get divorced (even before you do)
Facebook knows who your romantic partner is even if you keep that information private, and can even predict if the relationship will last.

25

Sep

Why Catholic priests can’t marry (and why that could change)Pope Francis hasn’t indicated any interest in changing the celibacy tradition, but reformists are looking for new ways to replenish the priesthood.

Why Catholic priests can’t marry (and why that could change)
Pope Francis hasn’t indicated any interest in changing the celibacy tradition, but reformists are looking for new ways to replenish the priesthood.

24

Sep

Marriage can improve your cancer survival chancesThe findings suggest that providing increased social support to unmarried people with cancer could benefit their health.

Marriage can improve your cancer survival chances
The findings suggest that providing increased social support to unmarried people with cancer could benefit their health.

27

Feb


Same-sex marriage may improve public health 



Same-sex cohabitors were actually healthier than opposite-sex cohabitors, but the effect vanished when taking into account socioeconomic status.            
Same-sex cohabitors were actually healthier than opposite-sex cohabitors, but the effect vanished when taking into account socioeconomic status.            

Wanted: Married couple for private Mars voyage in 2018 



The mission will also need novel life support systems and radiation protection technology to keep the crew alive and healthy.            
The mission will also need novel life support systems and radiation protection technology to keep the crew alive and healthy.            

11

Jan


 Traditional household roles push women away from marriage 



Traditional roles include men being seen as breadwinners and women being in charge of domestic duties.
Traditional roles include men being seen as breadwinners and women being in charge of domestic duties.

19

Sep

Papyrus fragment suggests that Jesus had a wifeResearchers caution the text of the papyrus appears to have been written centuries after Jesus lived, so its accuracy is in question.

Papyrus fragment suggests that Jesus had a wife
Researchers caution the text of the papyrus appears to have been written centuries after Jesus lived, so its accuracy is in question.

20

Aug

Marriage drives women to drink, study suggestsDrinking behaviors are influenced by a variety of factors, including spousal drinking habits, sociability and marital stress coping.

Marriage drives women to drink, study suggests
Drinking behaviors are influenced by a variety of factors, including spousal drinking habits, sociability and marital stress coping.