Men live longer when they marry younger spouses. Why don't women?
Whether or not you like the idea of marriage, demographers would probably encourage you to get hitched. Since the middle of the 19th century, they have understood that people who marry enjoy longer and happier lives than those who remain single. In the early 70s, longevity researches added a footnote: a younger wife adds a few years to a man’s life. But these statements seem tired today. In many countries, women are more likely than ever to be older than their husband, romant