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Divorce more damaging to one’s health immediately after split than realized

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Nov 30, 2020 … COPENHAGEN — Divorce, no matter the reason, is a stressful and painful experience for most people end a marriage. Now, a study out of Denmark warns splitting up is even worse for a person’s physical and mental health than previously realized. That’s especially the case the nastier a divorce is for a couple. The study,…

Children whose parents divorce have lower ‘love hormone’ levels in adulthood

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Sep 10, 2020 … WACO, Texas — Renowned American author William Faulkner once wrote, “The past is never dead, it’s not even past.” Now, a new study is lending some scientific credence to the notion that one’s past influences and dictates their present and future. Researchers from Baylor University say that adults whose parents divorced while they were a child show lower…

Parents’ Fights More Troublesome For Kids Than Actual Divorce, Study Finds

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Apr 20, 2017 … YORK, England — When a married couple decides to call it quits, their children are at risk of suffering from mental health problems. But a new study finds that the brunt of divorce damage on a child actually stems from events before the actual split. That’s because researchers determined watching parents fight can be most…

DNA Doom: Study Finds Divorce Is Genetic

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Oct 10, 2017 … LUND, Sweden — Your likelihood of seeing your marriage end in a messy divorce may depend less on your personality and more on your genes, a new study finds. Researchers at Virginia Commonwealth University teamed with peers from Lund University in Sweden to analyze the European nation’s population registries, leading them to the discovery that adopted…

Study: Writing About Divorce Can Lessen Its Dangerous Side Effects

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May 26, 2017 … TUCSON, Ariz. — If you’re going through a divorce, a specific form of journaling may help you make it through the process with less distress, a new study finds. Divorce can be a brutal experience for couples, often creating severe stress that can certainly take its toll on a person’s mental health, but also on…

Shared Custody Best For Children’s Mental Health After Divorce, Study Finds

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Sep 07, 2017 … STOCKHOLM — Children of divorced parents who have a shared custody arrangement fare better than those who live full-time with a single parent, a new study finds. Researchers at Stockholm University in Sweden looked at a survey containing data on 807 children of divorcees with various types of living arrangements. Contained within the data were…

Love or money: Couples who disagree on savings, investments twice as likely to divorce

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Jul 28, 2021 … SAN DIEGO, Calif. — It may be a good idea to compare stock portfolios and investment strategies on your next first date. Researchers from the University of California-San Diego find that differences in financial risk preferences are a major driver of divorce. In other words, if you and your significant other don’t see eye to…

Children Of Messy Divorce 3 Times More Susceptible To Catching Colds, Study Finds

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Aug 05, 2017 … PITTSBURGH — A messy divorce can lead to stressful and upsetting situation for all parties involved, especially children. Previous research has found that divorce can lead to cognitive delays in children, but a new study finds that children whose parents split up and cut off communication from one another are significantly more susceptible to having colds…

Bed Bugged? ‘Sleep Divorce’ May Be Key To Healthier Relationship

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Jul 04, 2018 … NEW YORK — With so many studies pointing to the benefits of a good night’s sleep, maybe the idea of “sleep divorce” is actually far healthier for marriages than one might think. That is, sleeping apart from your partner may be good for your body and your relationship, according to a new study. In a poll…

Moving is more stressful than getting divorce, becoming a parent, survey finds

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Oct 01, 2020 … NEW YORK — One might think that getting divorced, raising a child, or starting over in an entirely different career would sit atop the hierarchy of stressful events. As it turns out though, none of those hold a candle to the hassle of moving, according to a recent survey. A total of 1,000 Americans who had recently…

‘Sleep Divorces’ On The Rise? 35% Of Couples Want Separate Beds, Survey Finds

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May 15, 2020 … New research shows 59% of Americans agree that having a “sleep divorce” helps improve their relationship. More than half of respondents say sleepless nights lead to more fights with their partner and less sex. One in ten adults say their sleeping struggles have led them to consider an actual divorce or breakup entirely! UNITED STATES…

The ‘wicked stepmother’ really is nothing more than fairytale lore, study shows

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May 18, 2021 … GREENVILLE, N.C. — The wicked stepmother portrayal really is stuff for fairytales after all. According to a new study, stepchildren fare just as well as peers from single parent families. And they actually do better than any half-siblings that might arrive, say scientists. Children are introduced to the idea of the evil stepmother from some of the…

Relationship Science: Study Reveals Why People Break Up — Or Stay Together

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Aug 29, 2017 … SALT LAKE CITY — Maybe The Clash were onto something: There are various factors that people consider when deciding whether to stay in or leave a deteriorating relationship, and now a new study reveals which ones tend to sway people the most. Researchers at the University of Utah recruited various groups of people, many of…

One’s Premarital Beliefs On Casual Sex Can Jeopardize Their Marriage, Study Finds

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Sep 06, 2019 … TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — We all have a past, and romantic histories can often be a sore spot among lovers in a committed, long-term relationship. No one wants to hear about a current partner’s past sexual experiences, but a new long-term study finds that an individual’s personal beliefs on casual sex, even long before getting married or…

How to ask for a prenup: Study reveals best way for couples to have prenuptial agreement talk

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Jun 03, 2021 … RALEIGH, N.C. — Marriage is supposed to last forever, which makes the subject of a pre-nuptial agreement unavoidably awkward for couples preparing to head down the aisle. A prenup may not be romantic, but it’s certainly practical. If you’ve been struggling with broaching this subject with your special someone, researchers from North Carolina State University suggest…

Loveless marriage: Nearly half of parents only stay together for the kids

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Nov 09, 2020 … LONDON — A marriage is supposed to be a loving union between two people, but a new survey suggests most marriages resemble prisons more than anything else. A group of 2,000 married adults living in the United Kingdom took part in this project. Close to half (47%) say the only reason they’re still married is for…

Hearts & Minds: Study Finds Marriage May Help Ward Off Dementia

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Aug 29, 2019 … New research shows that divorcees are most likely to develop dementia, compared to those who are widowed, cohabiters, or simply never married. EAST LANSING, Mich — There’s something beautiful about growing old with a loving partner. The level of intimacy two people can reach with one another after decades of sharing their lives together is an…

Couples who meet through online dating apps more likely to stay together

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Dec 30, 2020 … GENEVA, Switzerland — The fast-paced world of online dating would seem to be a difficult place to make meaningful connections for many people. Despite that perception, a new study finds couples who meet through smartphone dating apps are actually more likely to stay together. Researchers from the University of Geneva say online daters have stronger…

More older adults prefer ‘living apart together,’ study shows

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Nov 17, 2020 … COLUMBIA, Mo. — Perhaps love and marriage don’t go together like a horse and carriage after all. A new study finds that older Americans looking for love are latching onto a new trend that tempers the demands of a committed relationship, a phenomenon known as “Living Apart Together,” or “LAT.” Spurred by a divorce rate…

Study: Spanking Raises Child’s Risk Of Depression, Substance Abuse In Adulthood

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Nov 09, 2017 … ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Spanking can leave an indelible mark on a child well into adulthood, raising one’s risk for battling depression or substance abuse, a new study finds. Researchers at the University of Michigan looked at data on over 8,300 adults of all ages who had participated in the CDC-Kaiser ACE study, which asked…