Pat Fagan: 164 Reasons to Marry

Marriage is the foundational relationship of society. Strong marriages directly support societies that flourish, while societies primarily made up of weak marriages will always struggle. Pat Fagan, Anne Dougherty and Miriam McElvain of the Marriage and Religion Research Institute synthesized social research to compile 164 scientific reasons men and women should get married and form strong unions varying from the benefits to the husband, wife, children and society as a whole.

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