Happy Marriage Can Threaten Health (video) Southern Methodist University Share Print E-Mail Loading video... Caption A new study finds that newlyweds who are more satisfied with marriage are more likely to gain weight, according to psychologist Andrea L. Meltzer, lead researcher and an assistant professor at Southern Methodist University in Dallas. The findings challenge the notion that quality relationships always benefit health, indicating that satisfied spouses gain weight over time because they may be less motivated to attract an alternative mate. See a higher resolution video on youtube at http://bit.ly/12g5fiB. Credit www.SMUResearch.com Usage Restrictions Please credit Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.