This is Why Women Live Longer Than Men

It isn’t biology so much as behavior.

Acting masculine predicted a shorter life for men and women while being more feminine predicted a longer life for both. Masculine men tend to take more risks and pay less attention to their health and relationships.

Via The Longevity Project: Surprising Discoveries for Health and Long Life from the Landmark Eight-Decade Study:

The eye-opener in our findings was that the more masculine men and the more masculine women had an increased mortality risk, while the more feminine women and the more feminine men were relatively protected. It seems that part of what helps women to live longer isn’t just that they’re female, but the fact that women are, on average, more feminine than men.

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