For couples who are engaged this time of year tends to be when a lot of the planning begins (often because they have chosen to have their wedding in the summer).
One of the most popular questions people ask every engaged couple is “When’s the big day?” Of course there are a few different factors that come into play when picking a wedding day like where the couple wants to get married, venue availability and of course their own schedules, and now a new study has added another thing to think about!
Research from the University of Melbourne found that couples who picked “special” dates for their weddings, such as Valentine’s Day, or dates with special numbers or meaning were more likely to divorce than those who went with random days.
Researchers found that for many couples who picked “special days” to have their weddings there were many complexities already in place in the relationship, for some it was a second marriage, others weren’t as compatible with their partner as those with random wedding dates, and in some cases couples who picked special wedding dates were expecting a child and were getting married because it was the right thing to do.
According to the study the reason behind picking these special dates was often as a way to add more romance to the relationship, while in many cases couples became caught up in the idea of the wedding and marriage and let other aspects of the relationship fall to the wayside which led to trouble down the road!
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