ANATOLY IVANOV / PROSE / 2018-06-02

HAPPY PEOPLE TEND TO MARRY (NOT MARRIED PEOPLE ARE HAPPIER)

by Anatoly IVANOV

PSYCHOLOGY / SOCIETY / ESSAYS

Remember the “married people are happier on average than singles” stat? Well, it could be that the direction of causation is actually reversed: happiness _causes_ marriage. Higher levels of serotonin, dopamine and oxytocin bring about and maintain a marriage. ;)

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