I try to come up with something every Valentine’s Day but this year I have said everything I wanted to say so I was about to skip it until I read something really interesting about marriage and divorce in Daniel Pink’s When.
So here’s something for you to think about this Valentine’s Day.
a) It’s not a good idea to get married if you are too young or two old.
If you marry at 25 years old, you are 11% less likely to divorce than if you were to get married at 24. Divorce rates drop as people marry at an older age until age 32. After which the rate of divorce actually goes up by 5% every year.
Once you are single for too long, it’s hard to let go of that kind of freedom.
b) The more education you have, the better your marriage.
Marriage satisfaction is a …