Summary of “A new book says married women are miserable. Don’t believe it.”

Women should be wary of marriage – because while married women say they’re happy, they’re lying.
According to behavioral scientist Paul Dolan, promoting his recently released book Happy Every After, they’ll be much happier if they steer clear of marriage and children entirely.
Dolan had misinterpreted one of the categories in the survey, “Spouse absent,” which refers to married people whose partner is no longer living in their household, as meaning the spouse stepped out of the room.
An older article he cited earlier claims that unmarried women have 50% higher mortality rates than married women.
In May, author Naomi Wolf learned of a serious mistake in a live, on-air interview about her forthcoming book Outrages: Sex, Censorship and the Criminalization of Love.
Earlier this year, former New York Times editor Jill Abramson’s book Merchants of Truth was discovered to contain passages copied from other authors, and alleged to be full of simple factual errors as well.
Around the same time, I noticed that a statistic in the New York Times Magazine and in Clive Thompson’s upcoming book Coders was drawn from a study that doesn’t seem to really exist.
In response to the embarrassing retractions and failed replications associated with the replication crisis, more researchers are publishing their data and encouraging their colleagues to publish their data.

The orginal article.