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10 Reasons Married People Live Longer

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10 Reasons Married People Live Longer

Studies have shown that married couples — married men in particular — tend to live longer than their unmarried counterparts. It seems that being married (and yes, the studies have shown that this is even more true for married couples rather than cohabiting couples) improves both your physical and mental health, making you fitter, happier, and healthier than single people. There are many theories — ranging from reliable emotional support to lower alcohol consumption — that explain why being married seems to increase your life expectancy.