Is marriage an investment?

The Divorce-Proof Marriage

A diamond is forever, but an expensive engagement ring means the marriage might not last that long. According to a new study, spending between $2,000 and $4,000 on an engagement ring is significantly associated with an increase in the risk of divorce. The data scientist Randal Olson recently visualized some of the findings from a paper by Andrew Francis and Hugo Mialon, two researchers at Emory University who studied 3,000 married couples in the U.S. to determine the factors that predicted divorce. They analyzed income, religious attendance, how important attractiveness was to each partner, wedding attendance, and other metrics to determine the aspects associated with eventual marital dissolution. ….[READ]


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  1. You actually make it appear really easy with your presentation but I find this matter to be actually one thing that I feel I’d by no means understand. It kind of feels too complicated and extremely huge for me. I’m taking a look ahead on your next publish, I will attempt to get the dangle of it!

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