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Marital Status

The state of being married or unmarried. Some definitions divide groups into single, married and divorced (or separated). Marital status qualifies one for various tax advantages; for example, married persons generally may exempt more of their income from taxes.
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It is inferred that marriage is a religious bond and religious practices may contribute to marital well-being in couples (Brown, Orbuch, and Bauermeister, 2008).
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