Couples Who Drink Together, Stay Together, University of Michigan Study

Popping open a bottle of champagne with your partner could be the key to a healthy marriage, claims a recent study published in the Journals of Gerontology B: Psychology Sciences.

The survey, which was conducted by four researchers at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, found that marriages between couples over 50 years old were healthier when both partners' drinking habits were the same.

Talking to nearly 3,000 couples who had been married for an average of 33 years, researchers asked how many days in a given week each partner drank and how much they drank each time.

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