Family Law Prof Blog

Editor: Margaret Ryznare
Indiana University
Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Age Gap and Marital Satisfaction

From Phys.org:

Men and women both report greater marital satisfaction with younger spouses, but that satisfaction fades over time in marriages with a significant age gap between the partners, new University of Colorado Boulder research finds.

The findings, which examined 13 years' worth of longitudinal data from thousands of Australian households, also suggest that marriages with large age gaps are less resilient in the face of economic downturns relative to their similarly-aged counterparts.

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http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/2017/08/age-gap-and-marital-satisfaction.html

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