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Shared Responsibilities Can Improve Marriage

Shared Responsibilities Can Improve Marriage

New research suggests a shared approach to household chores and parenting is a tonic for a successful marriage. However, University of Missouri researchers discovered an equal distribution of responsibilities is not always necessary as each couple will determine expectations of each partner. “Sharing can mean something different to every couple,” said Adam Galovan, lead researcher […]

Does Happiness trump Commitment?: Obstacles in Couple Therapy

Does Happiness trump Commitment?: Obstacles in Couple Therapy

We are the generation of individual happiness. No longer should our marriage vows state “till death do us part”. It should actually state ” till I’m no longer happy”.  With that said, most people already know that around 50 percent of marriages in the United States end in divorce. 41 percent of first marriages end […]

More Sex Than the Norm = Perceived Happiness

More Sex Than the Norm = Perceived Happiness

A new research study finds that people are happier when they perceive they are having more sex than their peers. As has been well-documented with income, the happiness linked with having more sex can rise or fall depending on how individuals believe they measure up to their peers, said Dr. Tim Wadsworth, an associate professor […]

Many Men Tend to Keep Relationships at Arm’s Length

Many Men Tend to Keep Relationships at Arm’s Length

For women, happiness and contentment is intimately bound up in both their romantic partnerships and best friendships. In contrast, men remain at a greater distance from both of their closest relationships, according to researchers from the University of Oxford. “Our research shows that successful relationships are much more essential to women’s well-being than men’s. “Men […]

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