Want More Money, Promotions and Live Longer? Get Married.
If you’re susceptible to vice, find a wife. She’ll save you from yourself—and improve your life—in a variety of ways. Most notably, she’ll . . .
1. Increase Your Pay
A Virginia Commonwealth University study found that married men earn 22 percent more than their similarly experienced but single colleagues.
2. Speed Up Your Next Promotion
Married men receive higher performance ratings and faster promotions than bachelors, a 2005 study of U.S. Navy officers reported.
3. Keep You Out of Trouble
According to a recent U.S. Department of Justice report, male victims of violent crime are nearly four times more likely to be single than married.
4. Satisfy You in Bed
In 2006, British researchers reviewed the sexual habits of men in 38 countries and found that in every country, married men have more sex.
5. Help You Beat Cancer
In a Norwegian study, divorced and never-married male cancer patients had 11 and 16 percent higher mortality rates, respectively, than married men.
6. Help You Live Longer
A UCLA study found that people in excellent general health were 88 percent more likely to die over the 8-year study period if they were single.
This article and facts are provided by Men’s Health Magazine.