Marriage Matters

Marital Commitment and Psychological Health

This article was posted on: May 1, 2018

Many factors influence psychological disorders, and social science research has
discovered that marriage in particular significantly reduces the incidence of the
following problems:

• Feelings of loneliness
• Depression
• Suicide
• And other mental disorders

Although marriage benefits your health, family, and society, fewer people are
getting married, more partnerships are ending in rejection, and levels of depression
are rising. Are there any friends you can help to get married or whose marriage
needs bolstering to get them through a rough period?


Become a Marriage Defender!
Download and share the data sheet from the Marriage & Religion Research Institute  to see the statistics that show how marriage is correlated with greater mental health.

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