Husbands and wives at risk of serious illness as married people are proven to overestimate how healthy they are

Does being married really make you healthier Husbands and wives are 'more likely than singletons to overestimate how well they are'Married people tend to overestimate their level of health compared to those who are singleSeem to have a different concept of what constitutes bad healthMay be more able to cope with illness due to the support a spouse offersBy the time a wedded person describes themselves as in ‘poor health’ they tend to be much sicker than a single person Study still supported findings that overall being unmarried significantly increases the risk of death within three years By Katy Winter PUBLISHED: 14:21 GMT, 21 March 2013 | UPDATED: 18:32 GMT, 21 March 2013 A married person will be sicker than a single person when they describe themselves as in 'poor health' For married couples, the stability of a happy relationship, and having a partner to support them 'in sickness and in health', can make them feel invincible should they fall ill.

Couples who drink together stay together: Divorce less likely if husband and wife consume the same amount

Couples who drink together stay together: Divorce less likely if husband and wife consume the same amount Researchers looked at the drinking habits and divorce rates of nearly 20,000 couplesHighest divorce rate – 26.8% – was in couples where the husband was a light-drinker and the wife binged By Claire Bates PUBLISHED: 15:58 GMT, 8 February 2013 | UPDATED: 16:15 GMT, 8 February 2013 When you toast your other half this Valentine's Day, here's hoping you don't finish off the bottle on your own.

Married women are less likely to suffer depression than cohabiters or singletons

Married women are less likely to suffer depression than cohabiters or singletons Ten per cent of married women suffered from post-natal depression, compared with 20 per cent who cohabited and 35 per cent who were singleWomen who cohabited were also more likely to suffer domestic abuse and/or abuse drugs | UPDATED: 19:10 GMT, 14 December 2012 Pregnant women who had already tied the knot were far less likely to suffer from post-natal depression than those who just lived with their other halves They say your wedding day is supposed to be the happiest of your life.

Stunning images of wolves as they were seen by the couple who lived in a ten for SIX YEARS to better observe the wild animals

Call of the wild: Stunning images capture couple”s extraordinary bond with wolves after spending SIX YEARS living among them. Most people run from wolves but one brave couple spent six years of their lives living with the feared creatures in an effort to better understand their way of life.

Girl, 15, “gang-raped in Carnival cruise cabin by man, 31, and teenage boys”

Girl, 15, “gang-raped in Carnival cruise ship cabin by several teens and man, 31, who was on vacation with his wife” Casey Dickerson, 31, who is being held without bond on sexual assault charges, said it was supposed to be a “fun” vacation with his wifeHe admitted to having sex with women other than his wife on cruise to Bahamas Teenage boys told FBI that Dickerson plied them with alcohol and told them to assault the 15-year-old girl

London Olympics 2012: Sex before sport WON"T ruin your medal chances

Good news for Olympians! Sex before sport WON'T ruin your medal chances A review of studies found sex doesn't reduce physical strength or enduranceNo research yet on psychological impact of the act | UPDATED: 16:33 GMT, 31 July 2012 The ancient Greeks believed athletes should avoid sex before sport, but modern Olympians and scientists are torn over whether abstinence enhances performance.

Oxytocin: Forget Viagra, "Cuddle drug" could be new way to boost bedroom performance

Forget Viagra, the 'Cuddle drug' could be the new way to boost performance in the bedroom | UPDATED: 00:26 GMT, 9 April 2012 'Cuddle drug' oxytocin could be the new Viagra Taking a chemical that helps mothers bond with their babies may not immediately strike you as the best way to improve a man’s libido.