Healthy Marriages and Unhealthy Weight

It might come as a big surprise, but there are detrimental aspects to having a healthy marriage.  According to an assistant professor at Southern Methodist University, Andrea Meltzer, couples who are dissatisfied with their marriages have a tendency to stay in better shape – most likely to be able to attract a new mate if divorce ensues.  Meltzer studied 169 newlywed couples who were required to check in twice a year to report on their weight as well as their satisfaction with marriage.  Happy couples showed a marked tendency to be heavier.  Meltzer suggests that happy couples should consider their weight from a health perspective instead of just an appearance issue.

Read the full article here:  Why Happy Marriage is Risky