Topic: Marriage and Health
Author: Amy Norton
Source: IndiaTimes, Reuters
Date: Thursday, May 19, 2005
Try to guess what these words mean from reading the article.
If you need help, check out OneLook Dictionary Search.
New words you will see in this article:
Do you agree that married women (or men) have fewer health risks than single people?
Why do you suppose there is a connection between marital happiness and health?
Could an unhappy marriage lead to health problems? Why or why not?
Do you think that living with (but not being married to) a partner can produce the same health benefits? Why or why not?
What are the health benefits and/or risks of having children?
What are the advantages/disadvantages of remaining single?
Does health necessarily decline as a result of being divorced or widowed?
For Additional Practice
Take a survey of your married and single friends.
Who do you think is better off in terms of health, wealth, happiness?
design by web design company