Those who pledge to stay with their spouses "'til death do us part" might not be aware that, in taking their vows, they're probably delaying their own deaths by a good bit:
Married people are up to a fifth less likely to suffer an early death than those not in wedlock, a major study suggests.
Researchers looked at the medical records of half a million people in their fifties in Asia over 15 years.
They found being married was associated with a 15 per cent overall lower risk of death from all causes compared to singletons or unmarried people.
Walking down the aisle knowing you're cutting your risk of death by 15 percent while doing so:
But wait, the benefits don't stop there!
And those who tied the knot also had a 20 per cent lower risk of dying from accidents, injuries and heart disease.
Men benefitted most from being married, seeing the biggest drops in mortality rates.
Previous research has also shown men are less likely to take risks, be involved in accidents or consume alcohol and drugs when they are married.
Science proves it, folks.
Guys when they're married be like:
Marriage is a fine thing! Believe it!
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