This Is How Much Sex You Need To Be Happy

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If you had to ask a stranger on the street what the key to happiness is they’d probably throw a handful of desirable goals your way – one of which would undoubtedly be more sex.

But is sex really that vital when it comes to happiness? Yes, yet it is.

And what is the magic number, I hear you ask. Just once. Once a week.

According to The Sun, a new investigation into the correlation between being happy and having sex, carried out by a bunch of top scientists, revealed that couples who get intimate with one another once a week come off far happier than those with a shit-ton of cash.

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If you get it on more than once a week then that’s not an issue, but contrary to popular belief, it won’t lead to any further happiness – claims the study which looked into the sex lives of over 30,000 couples for four decades.

The lead researcher, Dr Amy Muise from the University of Toronto, said:

Although more frequent sex is associated with greater happiness, this link was no longer significant at a frequency of more than once a week.

Our findings suggest that it’s important to maintain an intimate connection with your partner, but you don’t need to have sex everyday as long as you’re maintaining that connection.

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Despite countless theories and rumours claiming that men want more sex than women, and that your weekly dose of intercourse simmers down into non-existence when you get a little older, the study found that neither of these claims were true.

Dr Muise added:

Our findings were consistent for men and women, younger and older people, and couples who had been married for a few years or decades.

So there you have it guys. If you want to be happy then the answer is simple. Have sex once a week.


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