Marriage makes an essential contribution to the common good. Marriage and Health • On average, husbands and wives are healthier, happier and enjoy longer lives than those who are not married.
• Men appear to reap the most physical health benefits from marriage and suffer the greatest health consequences if they divorce.
• Married mothers have lower rates of depression than single or cohabiting mothers, probably because they are more likely to receive practical and emotional support from their child’s father and his family.
Marriage and Wealth • Married couples build more wealth on average than singles or cohabiting couples.
Pennsylvania also offers plenty of great leisure and sporting activities…so life can be pretty good there.
It’s got richly fertile agricultural land, and a lucrative steel industry.
You can get help with housing, healthcare and maybe even help to get a car. For up to 60 months (lifetime allocation) TANF can offer help with getting back to work, obtaining help with nutrition, child care and more. A lot of single moms find the end of the month a difficult time.