Way too many people think that married people live longer. They think it is a fact. It is not. I have been debunking this for years, starting with Singled Out. Every time a new study comes out that is relevant to the myth of the long-living married people, I take a close look to see what it really says.

Here’s what I have written so far about getting married and (not) getting to live longer:

No, getting married does not make you live longer

Watch out, singles! Once again, you are doomed to an early grave by cheater technique

Death and marital status: The link is not what you think

Maybe this time it will stick: ‘Get married and you’ll live longer’ is a myth

The health hazards of having been married

Serving up same old myths about marriage, with a side of condescension

Is a solitary life a shorter life? Results of a big, new review

Everything you think you know about single people is wrong

Bella DePaulo Marriage Vs Single Life

Marriage vs. Single Life: How Science and the Media Got It So Wrong

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