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That would be the highest share in modern history. Tax rates, eligibility for entitlement programs, and the availability of social safety nets are all altered by marital status, it said.
Current marriage trends will make it challenging to develop policies that efficiently target the needs of the growing of unmarried poor, it said. From Social Security to income taxes, married couples benefit Looking to give you some Hillsboro. Divorced people, even years after the divorce, show much lower levels of immune function.
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Forty-year-olds from divorced homes were three times more likely to die from all causes than year-olds whose parents stayed married. Men today tend to think of marriage as a consumption item—a financial burden. But a broad and deep body of scientific literature suggests that for men especially, marriage is a productive institution—as important as education in boosting a man's earnings.
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They measured psychological well-being at the outset and then watched what happened to individuals over the next years as they married, remained single, or divorced. When people married, their mental health improved—consistently and substantially. When people divorced, they suffered substantial deterioration in mental and emotional well-being, including increases in depression and declines in reported happiness.
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For most people, the joys of the single life and of divorce are overrated. Overall, 40 percent of married people, compared with about a quarter of singles or cohabitors, say they are "very happy" with life in general.