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Age at Time of Wedding Impacts Marital Success Rate

According to research at the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School, age plays a critical role in marital success:

  • Of college grads who wed in the 1980s at 26-plus, 81 percent were still married 20 years later
  • Of college grads under 26 when they wed in the 1980s, 65 percent were still married 20 years later

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