Eye-Rolling is a Predictor of Divorce + 12 Other Things To Know About Marriage

That 50 percent divorce rate you hear about? It's a myth. Also, men who wash the dishes have more sex, and parents today are actually spending more time with their kids than ever before, says The New York Times "Well" columnist Tara Parker-Pope. She's collected these revelations from new relationship studies into the book For Better: The Science of a Good Marriage, a quiz- and strategy-packed guide for improving any union. Acknowledging that having a baby can stress out even the happiest couple, based on all she's learned, Parker-Pope told iVillage how parents can learn to fight fairer, raise their children as a team, and make their homes happier -- for themselves and their kids. Here are 12 things you should know about marriage.

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