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Researchers have [discovered / discovering] what they believe is one of the keys to a [happy / happily] marriage. A difference in height between the two partners could be a [secret / secreted] ingredient for marital bliss. Professor Kitae Sohn of Konkuk University in South Korea has discovered that the [height / taller] a woman's husband is, the happier she [be / is] . Mr Sohn said: "A greater height [different / difference] in a couple was positively related to the wife's happiness." However, he said the [attractive / attraction] and benefits for a woman having a tall husband do not [last / list] forever and diminish over time. Sohn said the appeal of a taller husband "[gradually / gradual] weakened over time". He said he was surprised to find that it took around 18 years of marriage for this appeal [to / for] disappear.

Professor Sohn said he was [intriguing / intrigued] as to why women seemed to [prefer / preference] taller men. He said: "Although it has been [knowing / known] that women prefer tall men in mating for evolutionary reasons, no study has investigated whether a taller husband makes his wife [happily / happier] ." His study [inclusive / included] analysing data from 7,850 Indonesian women who expressed a [preference / preferring] for taller men. The women said they did not know [exact / exactly] why they preferred a taller mate. Sohn wrote: "Women [simply / simple] like tall men, while unable to say why." He added: "This is similar to people [favoring / flavoring] fatty, salty and sugary foods without knowing exactly why." However, the BBC noted that shorter men can be more [stable / stability] , better husbands.

 
 

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