Currently there are more married people, but the trend could change very soon. Several studies indicate that the number of marriages has fallen dramatically in the U.S., where only 51% of people living with a partner. And all indications are that very soon the number of Americans who live alone will surpass that of those living with a partner.
Although the social level this may have implications concern to experts, with respect to health change seems unlikely to have negative consequences. According to a recent study by Michigan State University (USA) published in the Journal of Health and Social Behavior, single people tend to acquire more and more favorable living habits that bring them closer to the health of those who have gone through the vicarage (the healthiest at the moment).
Those who have poorer health are separated or divorced, as the stress resulting from a break is not always friendly causes damage to the body. Single people are the ones who do more physical exercise, according to a study by the University of L oughborough (United Kingdom), while 70% of married people are not playing sport. Yes, the single should know that normally die being slightly younger, about a decade earlier than their married friends, as revealed in a study recently published in the American Journal of Epidemiology.
As for the relationship between happiness and marital status, years ago that Shane Worner of the Australian National University, found that married people are happier than those who live alone. Finally, a study by Michigan State University published in the journal Archives of General Psychiatry concluded that married men are less aggressive and are less likely to violate the law.