The midlife crisis is an old cliché, of course, with little support in lifespan research, but two new books address just this mid-life marital ennui.
Being married, or ever having been married, comes with a much lower risk of developing dementia compared to being a lifelong bachelor or bachelorette, a new analysis of previous studies suggests.
Editor’s note: This article was originally published in 2014, and is being republished in light of the announcement that American actress Meghan Markle is engaged to Britain’s Prince Harry, and the two will be married next spring. But it’s not just royals who benefit from marriage.
The study, published in Journals of Gerontology, followed 6,677 adults for just under seven years. The quality of a person’s social circle appeared more important than the overall size, the research team said.
La frase se ha vuelto tan popular que ya casi no la escuchamos. “Sigues siendo mi mejor amigo”, escribió Michelle a Barack Obama en una publicación en Instagram para celebrar su vigésimo quinto aniversario de bodas.
Venezuelan siblings Jeremias, 8, and Victoria, 3, were in their pajamas and preparing to go to bed when a tear gas canister smashed through their family’s kitchen window in early July.