Does men’s inability to change fuel divorce?

November 4, 2017 22 comments

family law

Women ask for divorce more than men. This is as close to an absolute fact as you can get when dealing with the tricky subject of human relationships. More than an anecdotal observation, we have statistics which prove this is the case. In the latest set of divorce figures published by the Office for National…

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Married couples with similar drinking habits ‘are happier’

August 22, 2016 4 comments

relationships

Married couples who drink similar amounts of alcohol are happier on average than in which only one partner drinks. US researchers reached this conclusion after analysing lifestyle data from a nationally representative sample of 2,767 couples aged over 50. All had been together for lengthy periods – on average 33 years. The participants answered questions…

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Second child can stabilise parents’ relationship

September 4, 2015 0 comments

family life

A second child can be beneficial to their parents’ relationship, researchers claim. Before the birth of another baby, parents often worry that that it will add to the stress and lack of sleep they experienced after their first child. However, psychologists from the University of Michigan suggest that parents adjust to a second child in…

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Male Oscar winners ‘more likely’ to divorce

February 9, 2015 0 comments

divorce

Male actors who receive an Oscar – an Academy award – are more likely to divorce, researchers have claimed. Academics from National University of Singapore and the University of Michigan examined the personal lives of more than 800 actors over a 75 year period, between 1930 and 2005. Oscar winners are no less than 205…

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