Study: Partner who doesn't listen can take years off your life

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Do you feel like you're not being heard in your relationship? A new study says it could take years off your life.

Experts say communication is key to a a great relationship. Now a study out of Europe from the University of Edinburgh finds that having a partner who never listens to you could cut years off of your life -- because of all of the stress.

Researchers say what you're thinking and feeling affects your body, and how your body feels affects your emotional state.

The American Psychological Association says chronic stress leads to heart disease, cancer and lung ailments, along with accidents, cirrhosis of the liver and suicide -- all of which are leading causes of death.

MORE: Information on the study

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