Canadian and US studies both found that women in cohabiting relationships are about nine times more likely to be killed by their live-in partner than are women who are married to their partners.
One scholar concludes in the Journal of Family Violence, "Regardless of methodology . . . cohabitors engage in more violence than spouses."
Men with rings on their fingers appear to be very different kinds of men. Safer men.
Glenn T. Stanton, The Ring Makes All the Difference, pg.47