The Couple That Drinks Together

Claire Bates
Daily Mail

When you toast
your other half this Valentine’s Day, here’s hoping you don’t finish
off the bottle on your own.

For a new study
has found that couples who drink similar amounts are more compatible.

A study of
nearly 20,000 married couples revealed that husbands and wives who
both consumed a moderate intake of alcohol were far less likely
to divorce than couples where one was a heavy drinker.

Just 5.8 per
cent of couples who were lighter drinkers ended up splitting up
from their long-term partners, according to the study from the Norwegian
Institute of Public Health.

The highest
divorce rate – 26.8 per cent – was in couples where the
husband was a light-drinker while the wife went

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