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Movies Can Save Marriages?

 
Movies Can Save Marriages?
Posted February 4th, 2014 @ 7:57am

Romantic comedies are not everyone's cup of tea, but they could help save your marriage. Researchers say that couples who disucssed five movies about relationships over a month cut the three-year divorce rate for newlyweds in half. To find this, researchers divided nearly 15- couples into three groups, and one group was designated the "movie-and-talk" group. Researchers found that couples who discussed movies about relationships were able to reduce their divorce-and-separation rate to 11-percent, compared to a rate of 24-percent among couples in the control group. Researchers say the method worked as well as going to a trained therapist for the couples, who used the fictional relationships in the movies to explore behaviors they practiced in their own real-life relationships and fix them.

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