Why does marriage matter so much? We are, as Aristotle taught, social animals. We are hardwired to connect. That’s why our ties with others— family and friends—end up being so much more crucial to our welfare than things like the size of our bank account or the degree on our wall.
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Are Family and Faith Staging a Comeback?

Despite troubling societal trends like a decline in marriage and a baby bust, proponents of family and faith find cause for optimism, citing evidence that their values contribute to well-being. Research suggests that religious involvement correlates with various positive outcomes, from lower mortality rates to greater happiness.

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