Over the course of an eight-year study, the risk of heart disease INCREASED for every year participants were married. The study was based on a nationally representative sample of more than 9,000 people in late middle-life. Read More
Bella DePaulo, Ph.D., is author of Singled Out: How Singles Are Stereotyped, Stigmatized, and Ignored, and Still Live Happily Ever After. She is a visiting professor at UCSB.