Researchers say that marriage can ease stress and therefore make you healthy.
The bad news is that a bad relationship can cause more stress, and in effect, it is that extra stress that can prematurely age your immune system and decrease your body's ability to heal wounds.
Doctors say that the emotion love causes a rise in your Oxytocin levels. Oxytocin can actually help in pain relief.
Laboratory tests indicate that Oxytocin release is highest during sex.