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Young Couples Often Disagree About Monogamy, Study Finds

Many young American couples can’t agree on whether they’ve decided to have sex only with each other, a new study shows. Oregon State University researchers analyzed data collected from 434 heterosexual married and non-married couples, aged 18 to 25. In 40 percent of those couples, one partner said the couple had agreed to be monogamous while the other partner said there was no such deal. Even among couples who agreed that they had decided to have sex only with each other, nearly 30 percent had broken that agreement, with at least one partner having sex outside the relationship, the findings indicated.
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Want the secret to a happy marriage? Don’t have sex before the wedding

The Beckhams say that quality time is the secret behind their happy marriage, while Michael Douglas once credited Viagra with the secret to his. But, according to a new study, it is couples who delay sex until after the wedding that enjoy a stronger relationship later in life. Scientists at the School of Family Life at Brigham Young University, in Utah interviewed 2,035 married people about when they first had sex with their partner.
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