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Study Shows Couples’ Genes Could Affect Marital Bliss


A couple’s chances for marital bliss may go beyond their ability to have and to hold.

A new study released this week by scientists from Chicago’s Northwestern University and the University of California, Berkeley shows DNA determines, in part, how happy you’ll be in your marriage.

“An enduring mystery is, what makes one spouse so attuned to the emotional climate in a marriage, and another so oblivious?” UC Berkeley psychologist Robert W. Levenson said. “With these new genetic findings, we now understand much more about what determines just how important emotions are for different people.”

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