Take a walk down the aisle to relieve depression

bride and groomSaying “I do” can boost your mental health:

Lonely? Feeling low? Try taking a walk — down the aisle. Getting married enhances mental health, especially if you’re depressed, according to a new U.S. study. The benefits of marriage for the depressed are particularly dramatic, a finding that surprised the professor-student team behind the study. They expected to find that one spouse’s depression weighed too much on the marriage, but “just mattering to someone else can help alleviate symptoms of depression,” said Adrianne Frech, a PhD sociology student at Ohio State University who conducted the study with Kristi Williams, an assistant professor of sociology

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