The (selfish) secret to a happy marriage

Improving yourself can also improve your relationship, say researchers who have concluded that partners want to feed off of each other’s growth. While traditional wisdom dictates that the secret to a happy marriage is putting the relationship first, researchers are now suggesting that the best marriages may be those in which individuals prioritize their own happiness. “In modern marriage,” writes Tara Parker-Pope in The New York Times, “people… want partners who make their lives more interesting.” Here, a brief guide to this counter-intuitive take on marital bliss:
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