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7 Ways to Divorce-Proof Your Marriage (Statistically Speaking)

While these certainly aren’t guaranteed (please don’t cite us in your divorce petition), here are some things science says will make you less likely to get divorced. Cake image via Shutterstock 1. Quit Smoking A study published in 2010 (PDF here) found that if only one partner smoked, it caused more marital problems than differing religions, different backgrounds, [...]

Who is Sadie Hawkins and Why Does She Have Her Own Dance?

Every October, we indulge in a month-long horrorfest at our house. Zombieland was the movie of choice a few nights ago, and the scene came up where Columbus explains how one of his worst moments of 1997 was when his school held a Sadie Hawkins dance. “No one asked you?” “It was girls’ choice,” he [...]