In , Garth Sundem and I confronted one of the great unsolved mysteries in social science: Exactly how soon will a given celebrity marriage blow up? On a happier note, the equation identified two couples with a good chance to make it to their fifth anniversary, in Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner, and Matt Damon and Luciana Barroso. Sure enough, they made it and are still married. As impressive as these results are, we believe even more scientific progress is possible. While the equation did a good job over all of identifying which couples were most likely to divorce, some of the specific predictions proved too pessimistic.
Can math make your life easier? I'm not blogged-out, just relocated! Posted by garthsundem at AM No comments:. Labels: New Blog. Tuesday, January 30, Marriage Equations. It's been just over two years since I got married, and I remember thinking amid the nearly debilitating fear that we would run out of alcohol at our mountain cabin wedding and thus trap our families in a scene from the Shining that it would be wonderful to finally be free forever from the intrigue and confusion of dating. You can't fault the optimism.
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Today, like every day, I had to make some tricky decisions. They began in bed: should I have a lie-in, or get up early. Do I phone in sick to work, or jump in the shower? Then, once I'd got up, I wanted coffee. But how many cups?