Open up the champagne: you're more likely to stay together

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The Couple That Drinks Together Stays Together

Drinking together might be fun, and it may lead to a happier relationship too.

But before you go popping the champagne, make sure your partner's on board because there's a catch.

New research suggests couples who have similar drinking habits are happiest, and that goes for those who don't drink too.

Researchers at the University of Michigan surveyed 2,767 married couples. They asked about their significant others' drinking habits and how they felt about them.

But when one person imbibed and the other person didn't, that's when relationships got rocky.

Experts say it could be because drinking is a leisurely activity couples can enjoy together.

So relationships work better when the people in them are on the same page? Who knew?

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