Tags: marriage study
Categories: Dating and Relationships
For years, studies have revealed the many benefits of marriage. Married men live longer than their single counterparts, they earn more money, they receive more promotions, and they have more sex. Now there is another benefit to add to the list. According to a recent study, marriage also helps keep men out of trouble.
While researchers already knew that married men are less likely to engage in criminal behavior than single men (35% less likely according to one study), they weren’t sure if marriage was the reason or if aggressive men were simply less likely to get married. S. Alexandra Burt, a behavioral geneticist at Michigan State University, learned that it’s a little of both.