The longest recorded marriage lasted 91 years and 12 days
74% of young Indians prefer an arranged marriage over a free-choice one, a 2013 survey found.
69% of marriages in Ethiopia occur through abduction.
Gamophobia is the fear of getting married or being in a relationship
People who get married between 28 and 32 split up least in the ensuing years.
In Vietnam, marriage applicants must acquire a certificate of good mental health from a doctor before being allowed to marry.
Adultery was illegal in 18 U.S. states up until 2013
One in three newlyweds say their spouse’s spending habits are different than what they expected.
In 1960, 59% of American adults aged 18-29 were married. Today, only 20% are married.
With an average cost of over $80,000 per wedding, Manhattan is the most expensive place to get married in the U.S.
In 2012, about 42 Million Americans had never been married. Twice as many as in 1960.
You can be sued for breaking off an engagement in about half of the U.S. states
A UK survey found that more than half of couples do not consumate their marriage on their wedding night. Mostly because the groom is too drunk.