Francis and Hugo M.
Mialon, it does. A lot.
Megan Garber at The Atlantic is primarily interested in the graph regarding the relative age of each partner. Marriage is, above all, mattrr partnership; differences in ages also mean differences in life experiences and cultural reference points.
Generations may be an invention, but they are meaningful nonetheless. What I find really fascinating about this one, though, is that it could be interpreted in so many different ways. Do couples who stay together longer really have better relationships?
Say, financial reasons, or parenting reasons, and what have you? Or is it a combination of the two?
Or something else entirely?