Religion affects a person's behavior and values. (Individuals who…
Religion affects a person's behavior and values.
Religion governs a group's emotions, thought, action, and ethical/ moral code.
Attendance at religious services is an indication of religious devotion.
The majority of religions value compassion which translates to beneficial behavior that positively influences society.
Individuals who are devout are statistically more likely to admit that they have "spiritual needs."
Religion constructs an individual's attitude regarding marriage.
For example, the Bible instruct that infidelity is a sin which keeps religious people from pursuing affairs and ruining their marriages.
The 1995 GSS survey discovered that religious couple were less likely to consider alcoholism or a "lack of love" as valid excuses for divorce.
Couples who attend services weekly were more likely to work on their marriages in order to maintain their children's happiness.
Religious couples believe that home life is more important compared to non-religious couples.
Religious people think that marriage and children are more important according to the 1995 GSS survey.
Religious women regard a paying job as less important than unreligious women according to the 1995 GSS survey.
Both religious men and religious women regarded the "nurturing roles of women" as more significant when compared to unreligious men and women.
Both religious and unreligious individuals agreed that men and women should help in providing income and raising any children.
Individuals who attend religious services every week are on generally in a better mood compared to those who do not.
Studies regarding mental health show that religious people have a more hopeful perspective.
According to statistical studies, religious individuals have a lesser chance of becoming a criminal, substance abuser, divorcee, or suicide victim.
Religious people on average live longer and healthier lives due to healthier practices.
According to the 1996 GSS survey, religious individuals were 1.7 times more likely to state that their lives are fulfilling.
The 1996 GSS survey stated that those who regularly attend religious services had approximately half the chance of being stressed.
Regular attenders of religious services participate in more extensive and fulfilling marriages.
Religious couples are involved in unions that are 1.5 times more joyful.
The 1984 Canadian Fertility Survey demonstrated that religious women are less likely to end their marriages.
The 1995 GSS survey illustrated how religious couples were half as likely to dissolve their marriages.
89% of religious couples' marriages thrived for longer than 10 years compared to 74% of nonreligious couples.