Doctor Oz did a show on how to reduce stress in your relationships. Is stress in your relationship making you ill? A positive stress-free relationship is not just about love, it can mean the difference between life and death. Married couples are happier and healthier statistically than people who are single or divorced. Married couples have less cancer, less depression, fewer heart attacks and recover faster from illnesses. Couples living in a miserable marriage are 25% more likely to have serious depression than those who are in a happy marriage. What can you do if you are in a stressful relationship? Dr Janet Taylor, a stress management therapist, joined Dr Oz to discuss relationship stress.