No matter how madly in love you may be, maintaining a marriage (or relationship) is never easy. And while you may know that trust, compassion and sex are crucial to keeping the flame alive, you may not be clued into some of science’s more surprising findings about what makes a marriage last. The keys to marital failure may surprise you – click through to find out more.
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1. The bride had pre-wedding jitters
If the future Mrs has cold feet, the couple’s risk of divorce more than doubles, according to a study published in the Journal Of Family Psychology. The good news? A groom with ‘I do’ doubts has almost no impact on the future of the marriage.