Reason to get married #12
Married men are less likely to commit crimes. Living in an intact, married family decreases one's likelihood of becoming a criminal. Adults and youths raised in intact families are less likely to be picked up by police than those from non-intact families. Children from married families are less likely to commit major property crimes than those from single-parent families. Adolescents living in an intact, married family are less likely to steal than adolescents living in any other family structure. Adolescents from intact families are less delinquent and commit fewer violent acts of delinquency. And adolescents in an intact, married family are less likely to fight than adolescents in any other family structure.