Married Couples Are Divorcing After 3 Years Not 7

03.09.11 | Sarah Harnisch

    The 7-year itch for couples is being replaced by a 3-year-itch, according to a new survey. Weight gain, stinginess, having to schedule romantic time, and snoring are a few of the passion-killers that have led to a a swifter decline in relationships in the fast-paced 21st century, according to a study commissioned by Warner Brothers. The survey of 2-thousand British adults pinpointed the 36-month mark as the time when relationship stress levels peak. It's because of longer working hours and money worries. The pollster said that's when you really need to start getting creative to keep the romance alive.
   In fact, we wanted to give you a heads up on some of the most dangerous romance-killers for a marriage. According to the survey, here are the top 10: 1. Weight gain/lack of exercise; 2. Money & spend thriftiness; 3. Anti-social working hours; 4. Hygiene issues (Personal cleanliness); 5. In-laws/extended family - too much/too little; 6. Lack of romance; 7. Alcohol - drinking too much; 8. Snoring & anti social bedtime habits; 9. Lapsed fashion-same old clothes; 10. Bathroom habits - stray nail cuttings etc....