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CDC study reveals trends of solid marriages

March 8, 2010 12:23:50 AM PST
Wondering what makes a good, solid marriage? The Centers for Disease Control put together information that may help you make some key decisions.Couples who live together have a 50 percent chance of marrying within three years.

Two-thirds of marriages last at least 10 years, but odds for a solid union are greater if you are over 26 at the time you marry than if you are in your teens.

Who's less likely to stick with marriage? Couples without kids were more than twice as likely not to make it to their 10th anniversary.