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Men Do Not Grow Up Until They are 43 New Study Says

By Leslie Fineberg on June 18, 2013

No wonder the divorce rate is so high today. Men do not grow up until age 43. As reported by The Daily Record and published by, that age is 11 years later than when most women mature. According to research commissioned by Nickelodeon UK, both men and women agree that those ages are accurate. Study participants, both male and female, believed that women reach maturity several years sooner than men. Most agreed that, for women, 32 was the grown-up age.

Thirty percent of women participating in the study said that they had ended a marriage or a relationship due to their male partner’s lack of maturity. Forty-six percent of women said that they were involved or had been involved in relationships in which they felt they had to be a mother to their male partner. One-fourth of the women participating in the study said that they, not their male partners, made all the important decisions. Women believed they were the mature ones. They were two times as likely to feel as if they were the grown-ups in their relationships.

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Is Marriage Any Easier after 20 Years? Actress Jane Seymour and Husband James Keach Confirm Separation, Negotiate Terms of Divorce

By Leslie Fineberg on April 29, 2013

Actress Jane Seymour’s representative has told USA TODAY in a prepared statement that she and her husband of 20 years have been separated for several months and are negotiating the terms of their divorce.

According to the statement, the couple will continue to be devoted, loving parents to their children and will continue as business associates.  Both intend to remain dedicated to the charitable causes they have supported.

Married in 1993, Seymour and Keach are the parents of twin sons, Kristopher and John, age 17.

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