One of the most delightful, clever and helpful books about marriage I’ve ever seen.- Elizabeth Gilbert, author of Eat, Pray, Love and CommittedThe book is grounded in solid research, makes economics entertaining, and might just save a marriage or two.- Bloomberg NewsA convincing and creative case for how the dismal science can help reconcile marital disputes.- Washington PostThe more you think about it, the more it makes perfect sense.- Sunday TimesPractical, compelling, and often hilarious...The minute I finished the book, I started to experiment on my husband.- Gretchen Rubin, author of The Happiness Project
Results From Our SurveyWhat we heard from the more than 1,100 people who took our Exhaustive, Groundbreaking and Very Expensive Marriage Survey:
- 56% of people who have sex every few months report being satisfied or very satisfied in their relationships
- 77% agree with the statement, "The amount of sex diminishes over time"
- The hardest part about being married: 'Making myself less of a priority'
- 34% keep fighting after they can't remember what they were originally fighting about
- 75% have sex when they're not in the mood because they "expect to enjoy it anyway"
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That’s Seth Gitter, his wife Marie and his 1-year-old daughter Sylvia. Seth is an assistant professor of economics at Towson University where his research focuses on child development in Central America. He also dabbles in the economics of minor league … Continue reading