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5 facts about love and marriage | Pew Research Center

In a Pew Research Center survey conducted last year, 88% of Americans cited love as a “very important” reason to get married, ahead of making a lifelong commitment (81%) and companionship (76%). Contrary to generations of grandmothers’ advice that “It’s just as easy to love a rich person as a poor person,” only 28% of U.S. adults said financial stability was a very important reason to marry (though 48% said it was “somewhat important”). Read more: 5 facts about love and marriage | Pew Research Center:


Count Your Blessings – You’ll Feel Much Better

Cognitive Daily reported a few years ago that there is probably much to be gained by learning to count one’s blessings. Of course, if you are constantly in the practice of focusing on what is missing or wrong, rather than on what you have and is right, this probably won’t be so easy. But, it is worth the effort, if preliminary research is correct. Read More.