How Marriage Affects Emotional Health



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For men, marriage seemed to be the key to improving their emotional health. When it came to finding love the second time around, both men and women had similar improvements in emotional health when they moved in with someone or got married, the findings showed. The study was published online Dec. 3 in the Journal of Family Psychology. A focus on the most rigorous recent evidence reveals that marriage has positive effects on certain health-related outcomes.

These studies find, for example, that marriage improves certain mental health outcomes, reduces the use of some high-cost health services (such as nursing home care), and increases the likelihood of having health insurance coverage. Cardiovascular health seems to be directly linked to stress levels, and women who are unhappily married seem to be especially affected. This may be due to women’s tendency to internalize their anxiety and stress, which takes a toll on their body and heart, over a. Effects of Marriage on Mental Health 1. Anxiety and Stress. Both adults and children in married families suffer less psychological distress than their 2. Depression.

Those who are married report less depression 10) than cohabiting couples. 3. Suicide. Married people are least likely to.

If the marriage is positive and healthy Fulfilled dreams A lifetime friend and confidant Somebody to help you face your battles Emotional, mental, and physical security Higher esteem and confidence Reduced anxiety or depression Healthy sex life A stronger sense of self. “In general, yes, a good marriage enhances health, because having someone you love and want to keep around encourages healthy behavior,” says Christine Proulx, associate professor of human development and family science at the University of Missouri. The finical bind that purchases can put on a marriage can cause added stress also.

In addition to the material effects on a marriage, there are also emotional effects. Emotions play a huge par t in how we respond and feel about ideas, other people, and our own self worth. Some great people get divorces. Increases emotional resilience 1. Improves your heart health A nationwide study of patients of all ages found that married people are less likely to develop heart disease than those who are single, divorced or widowed. Depends: The way in which marriage affects someone’s emotional development depends on the marriage.

In a healthy, mature relationship, both people are able to continue to grow and develop emotionally. In an unhealthy couple, development often stops, with one or both people remaining stuck in immature behaviors, choices, and ways of thinking. “Being in a toxic marriage can result in physical and emotional abuse, low self-esteem, increased anxiety levels and even depression,” Jackson says.

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For example, Pevalin and Ermisch (2004) found that poor mental health increases the likelihood of dissolving a first marriage, a cohabiting relationship, or a repartnership (cohabiting union following a divorce or dissolution of a second cohabiting union), and this risk holds for men and women.

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by Gary W. Peterson, Kevin R. Bush
Springer US, 2012

Ongoing research on marital couples reveals that the quality of married couples’ interactions affects physical health through changes such as blood pressure or heart beats per minute.

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by Harry T. Reis, Susan Sprecher
SAGE Publications, 2009

Both physical and emotional illness can greatly affect the quality of a marriage relationship.

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There is an extensive literature suggesting that marriage has health consequences: married people are in better physical and mental health.8 Much of the literature is devoted to isolating the causality.

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There is also evidence that some of these negative health effects are remedied by remarrying, although remarriage carries its own stressors.

“Encyclopedia of Family Health” by Martha Craft-Rosenberg, Shelley-Rae Pehler
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by Martha Craft-Rosenberg, Shelley-Rae Pehler
SAGE Publications, 2011

In this case, marriage may not have a causal relationship with depression but may instead simply reflect a correlation between two variables.

“Encyclopedia of Human Behavior” by Vilayanur S. Ramachandran
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by Vilayanur S. Ramachandran
Elsevier Science, 2012

First, a marriage with no negative affect (e.g., irritability, anger, sadness, hurt, disappointment, tension, worries) is not real, so there is a constriction of the natural flow of emotions of everyday life.

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from The Mathematics of Marriage: Dynamic Nonlinear Models
by John M. Gottman, James D. Murray, et. al.
MIT Press, 2005

In each case, marriage is directly linked to a psychological state or behavior that influences health.

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In all, it is not certain that marriage will improve your health, but on balance it probably does.

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Several factors that affect emotional communication processes and outcomes in marriage have been identified, including transient moods and chronic emotional dispositions (Bradbury & Fincham, 1987; Fitness, 1996).

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