A gene linked to alcohol habits may influence who you choose to marry

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    Humans



    11 April 2019

    Alcohol-linked genes may influence your choice of partner

    Alcohol-linked genes may influence your choice of partner

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    By Gemma Conroy

    Should you go on that second date? A gene that influences how much alcohol we drink may also shape our decisions when choosing a partner.

    It’s no secret that many couples have similar patterns when it comes to alcohol use, but pinning down the underlying reason has been tricky. One explanation could be that a couple’s drinking habits become more alike over time.

    Laurence Howe at the University of Bristol says previous studies on the link between alcohol use and partner choice have relied mostly …

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