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Andrea Meltzer, Psychology: Is Your Relationship Making You Fat

85U.S News – ….“They’ve found the person they plan to spend the rest of their life with, and if they’re thinking about their weight in terms of appearance, they’re going to let themselves go a little bit,” says Andrea Meltzer​, a psychologist at Southern Methodist University whose study last year found that satisfied newlyweds gain more weight in the first four years of marriage than those who are less happy with their unions. Other research has linked marriage with weight gain and divorce with weight loss. READ MORE HERE


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