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How Long Does the Honeymoon Period Last?

Does the honeymoon period last a month? A year? Five years? In short, it depends. In fact, Kira Birditt, an assistant research professor at the Institute for Social Research at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, found that although the conventional wisdom is that all marriages decline in happiness over time, that's not…


Added by hitched on March 8, 2012 at 2:24pm — No Comments

Rate of Interracial Marriage in U.S. Hits Record High

New data from the  Pew Research Center might fall under the category of "not surprising," but it's still good to have the hard numbers. The study showed that in…


Added by hitched on February 22, 2012 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Botox Patients Struggle to Read Emotions

In the 1980s, a study was done which concluded that long-married couples began to resemble each other over time, especially if they were happily married. So researchers at the University of Southern California and Duke wanted to see what the results would be if one had Botox, an injection that literally interferes with nerves and paralyzes muscles. The researchers found… Continue

Added by hitched on July 1, 2011 at 3:29pm — No Comments

Couple Who Refer to Themselves as "We" are Happier

A new study conducted by new study from the University of California, Berkeley says that couples who used the words, "we," "us," and "ours" were more happy than couples who said "I," "me," or "you." Researchers analyzed 154 middle-aged and older married couples talking about disagreements and the couples using… Continue

Added by hitched on January 29, 2010 at 12:57pm — No Comments

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Episode 404: The Power of Gratitude in Marriage (It's Science)

New research reveals there's more to gratitude than creating a pleasant environment. Dr. Noelle Nelson explains how gratitude can be used as a tool and how to weild it. For more visit

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