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Weight and Happiness

Weight and Happiness

Posted - Jul. 23, 2011 at 2:12 p.m.

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Research shows that women who weigh less than their husbands seem to be happier in their marriages and men are initially more satisfied in their marriages when their wives are thinner than they are. On the surface, it seems that weighing less makes happy marriages. Should our weight be impacting our self-esteem like this? Should weight play such an important role in our marital satisfaction and our happiness? Relationship expert, Matt Townsend, says that when we're thinking about our partner, we should love them regardless. Instead of only measuring them by size, we should measure them by their character, dedication, and other characteristics. CLICK HERE to hear more. (Depending on the speed of your internet connection, this could take a few minutes to download the audio.)

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