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The Marital Leak: Your Partner’s Mood May Determine Your Own

The Marital Leak: Your Partner’s Mood May Determine Your Own

For better or for worse, when you get married, you sign on for a life of sharing—bedsheets, bathroom space, cold germs. Moods, too, as it turns out. And it’s becoming increasingly clear that “emotional contagion,” the unconscious tendency to mimic the emotions of others, affects spousal health. Heart bypass patients with neurotic and anxious spouses, […]