The Secret to a Long, Happy Marriage Is…

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February 4, 2011 ‐ By Demetria Irwin

According to an Economist Magazine study, couples who abstain from sex before walking down the aisle, enjoy happier more long-lasting marriages. Over 2,000 married couples from the ages of 19 to 71 participated in the study. Researchers found that those who put the sheet tousling on hold had better communication and a higher quality sex life after jumping the broom.

Check out the other findings in the study and the downsides of pushing abstinence.

Do you think it’s important for people to abstain from sex before marriage?

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  • Isaiah Robertson

    This article makes sense but unfortunately it's unrealistic. Society is way too sexualized to make any meaningful push towards celibacy until marriage.

  • internalbeauty

    it would be nice to find a man willing to wait till marriage, but it would be even better to find a man who is also a virgin, NOW the chances of that are slim to none…