Maths and Marriage

Here is a pair of graphs explaining quite simply why it is that men can get dressed more quickly and spend less on clothes, than their wives.  It is based on years of research.

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Why is the wedding ring placed on the 4th finger of the left hand?

Tradition has it that this is the only finger on either hand that has a vein running directly to the heart and it is therefore known as the vein of love (vena amoris).

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Marriage and Patents

Could you believe it – only in the USA in 2007.  A patent was lodged for a method of proposing to another person for marriage.  Following is an extract Method and instrument for proposing marriage to an individual US 20070078663 A1 Abstract The purpose of this invention is to provide an improved method of proposing […]

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Our new website is Live

Keep an eye on our blogs – they will cover a range of topics that might not normally be associated with marriage and weddings.  The first blog covers the use of calculus to predict the stability of a marriage. If you have other non conformist topics you would like us to post and how they […]

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Mathematics Calculus and Marriage

Would you believe that a paper was written in 2002 explaining mathematically (using calculus) a model of successful or unsuccessful marriages.  Written by John Gottman, Catherine Swanson and Kristin Swanson from Department of Psychology University of Washington, it makes interesting reading if you love (as I do) to use new methods to solve old problems.  […]

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