Wives Matter More When Resolving Marital Spats, University of California, Berkeley (CAL) Study

Published: Nov 05, 2013

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Marriage can be a battlefield. But a new study conducted at UC Berkeley has found that, when it comes to keeping the peace, it's more important for wives than for husbands to calm down after a heated argument. While both spouses were equally able to cool down during conflicts, the husbands' emotional regulation had little or no bearing on long-term marital satisfaction, according to the study's findings published online Nov. 4 in the journal Emotion.

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