The Positive Benefits of Being in a Loving Relationship

The Positive Benefits of Being in a Loving Relationship

via Country Living by Francesca Rice

‘All you need is love’ may be more true than we ever imagined because the benefits of being in a happy relationship really do seem to be pretty undeniable – and not just because there’s always someone there to slob around watching Netflix with you.

Of course, that’s not to say that being by yourself doesn’t come with its own upsides – recent research by the University of California suggests that single people are actually more fulfilled, sociable and self-sufficient than their married counterparts – but, time and time again, science has proven that there are big advantages to being in a loving and stable relationship.

Just for the record, we’re not talking about those first, heady days at the start of a romance either, but about long-term partnerships that are genuinely fulfilling for both parties.

*The emphasis really is on ‘happy’ couples, here: after all, a 2016 study by the University of Buffalo showed that being in a ‘low-quality’ relationship is actually detrimental to your health.*

So, the next time you feel like sighing at your partner for whatever reason, maybe keep these seven scientifically proven benefits to being loved-up in mind…

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