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Effects of Church Attendance on Marriage Stability

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Couples that regularly attend church services were 46% less likely to get divorced than couples that never attend church services, according to a recent study of 3,000 people in the U.S.

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Another factor that influences the stability of a marriage is the length of dating. Couples that dated three or more years before they get married were 39% less likely to get divorced than couples that dates less than a year.

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Honeymoons are also important to a stable marriage. Couples that had a honeymoon were 41% less likely to get divorced than couples that did not have a honeymoon.

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For more data and a free download of the report, see ‘A Diamond is Forever’ and Other Fairy Tales: The Relationship between Wedding Expenses and Marriage Duration, by Francis, Andrew M. and Mialon, Hugo M.

 

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