How having a miserable husband (or wife) is bad for your health
A miserable wife or gloomy husband won't just get you down – they could also make you ill.
A study has shown that having a happy spouse increases a person's own chances of good health.
On the flip side, a glum partner could make you unwell.
Researcher Bill Chopik said: 'Even if you're the happiest person, your health can be dragged down by an unhappy spouse.'
Dr Chopik, of Michigan State University, tracked the health and happiness of almost 2,000 couples for six years.
The men and women, who were aged 50-plus, were asked how satisfied they were with their lives, as well as whether they... read more