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Marriage Is Good For The Mental Health Of Older Gay Men

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Gay Marriage good for mental health

Life is hard. If you're an older gay man though, it might actually be a little harder.

Not only are gay and bisexual men over 50 stressed about aging and their finances, but they've also lost a lot of friends to the AIDS epidemic along the way and have had to deal with discrimination of their sexual orientation their entire life — much of which occurred before homosexuality was as accepted as it is now.

What could make life a little easier for these fellas? Unfortunately, it's the one thing that the majority of the country stubbornly refuses to allow — a healthy marriage!

A study published in the American Journal of Public Health has found having a committed and legally recognized spouse or domestic partner helps alleviate stress.

Richard G. Wright, Ph.D., a Williams Institute scholar, said in a statement:

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