You are viewing a single comment's thread.

view the rest of the comments →

0
4

[–] bannana 0 points 4 points (+4|-0) ago 

Actually not really true, single men die much earlier than married or partnered men.

0
8

[–] Banana_Mafia 0 points 8 points (+8|-0) ago 

perhaps they die out of having too much damn fun. or maybe they choked on all their expendable money

0
3

[–] Minori6kaemon 0 points 3 points (+3|-0) ago 

Your source being? Not that it might not be true.

0
3

[–] bannana 0 points 3 points (+3|-0) ago  (edited ago)

0
2

[–] fgutrfgu 0 points 2 points (+2|-0) ago 

It is not necessarily true. Your sources conflict

(emphasis mine)

Divorced and separated persons were over twice as likely to commit suicide as married persons. Being single or widowed had no significant effect on suicide risk. When data were stratified by sex, it was observed that the risk of suicide among divorced men was over twice that of married men .

And interestingly:

Among women, however, there were no statistically significant differentials in the risk of suicide by marital status categories.

I guess the real lesson is if you're single, stay single. Less risk.

1
-1

[–] alanwatttts 1 points -1 points (+0|-1) ago 

I'm pretty sure it's the opposite...

0
0

[–] bannana 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago 

look further down where I linked several sources.