Study Suggests Married Black Women Gain More Weight than Singles

Thursday, May 12, 2016 - 12:02pm
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A new study says single living may be better for your waistline. That’s right, marriage could mean more pesky pounds, says sociologist Joe Teachman at Western Washington University.
If college students gain the infamous ‘freshmen 15’ in their first year of college, what do we call the weight gain that inexplicably comes from new and exciting relationships? The ‘flirty 15’? The ‘tango 20’? Whatever you choose to call it, it’s a real thing.