Polygamy Is the Key to a Long Life for Men

Fathering more children with more wives leads to increased male longevity, say researchers. I guess this means that the best way to help your husband live longer is to divorce him or die, so he can remarry father more children.

Want to live a little longer? Get a second wife. New research suggests that men from polygamous cultures outlive those from monogamous ones.

After accounting for socioeconomic differences, men aged over 60 from 140 countries that practice polygamy to varying degrees lived on average 12% longer than men from 49 mostly monogamous nations, says Virpi Lummaa, an ecologist at the University of Sheffield, UK. Read more

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