Researchers have managed to find THE solution to ensure that your relationship lasts for as long as possible.
A relationship often has to contend with several events. Some obstacles can be fatal for some, while for others the ‘shock’ can be overcome more easily. What is the secret so that your relationship lasts for a long time? Psychologist Dr. Meg John Barker and sociologist Jacqui Gabb conducted a study on love in Britain. They managed to find the answer to our question, and you might be surprised to find out what it is!
The secret is…(drumroll)
The study in question is called ‘The Enduring Love?’ The researchers asked 5000 couples of all sexual orientations the question ‘What do you like most about your relationship?’ The majority of lovers said that ‘laughing together’ was the most important thing to ensure your relationship lasts for a long time! They then drew up a list of the top 10 most common answers:
1. Laughing together
2. Sharing the same values and common interests
3. Being best friends
4. Feeling supported by the other
5. Feeling good and safe
6. Being happy
7. Trusting each other
8. Being close with each other
9. Talking and listening
10. Love and be loved
As you can see, sex is nowhere to be found in the top 10, and for good reason; 66% of couples in the study revealed that making love 3 times a month is more than enough! It just goes to show…