A study of 3000 marriages, conducted by two Emory University researchers, indicates that if you want your marriage to last, date for 3 years before you tie the knot, spend the money on the honeymoon not the wedding, and stay active in your local church.
The researchers found that couples who
• date for at least 3 years before their engagement are 39% less likely to get divorced than couples that dated less than a year.
• spend between $5,000 and $10,000 are46% less likely to get divorced than those that spent more than $20,000.
• attend religious services regularly are 46% less likely to divorce.
• honeymoon are 41% less likely to divorce than those who don’t. --Jim L. Wilson and Rodger Russell.
Mark 10:9 (HCSB) (9) Therefore what God has joined together, man must not separate.”