Infidelity Rises When She Makes More Than He Does

Marriage and Family Health, Men's Health, Mental Health, Woman's Health
A new study finds that men are more likely to cheat if their income is much lower than what their wife or female partner makes, while women are more likely to fool around if they make more than their husband or male partner. The findings suggest that disparities in moneymaking play a significant role in infidelity, at least among the young couples they studied. Here are the details in a report from HealthDay News (don't miss Barb's comments below): Study author Christin Munsch said, "... for men, the less money you make relative to your spouse, the more likely you are to engage in infidelity." Munsch, a graduate student at Cornell University, said she came up with the idea of studying the effects of income on infidelity after hearing from a…
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Marriage May Protect Against Dementia (and improves health in many other ways)

General Health, Health Headlines, Marriage and Family Health, Men's Health, Mental Health, Woman's Health
MedPage is reporting that the give and take of marriage may be enough to stave off Alzheimer's disease and other cognitive impairment – based upon a prospective population-based study which found that people living alone from midlife on were almost three times as likely to develop some level of cognitive impairment as those who were living with a spouse.  My Take? (more…)
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