New research suggests that couples who are having sex about once a week are evidently getting it right.
The study, conducted by the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, found that more sex doesn't necessarily equate to a better relationship. Well, we could have told you that one. . .
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"Although more frequent sex is associated with greater happiness, this link was no longer significant at a frequency of more than once a week," says Dr. Amy Muise, a sexuality and relationships researcher at the University of Toronto-Mississauga.
However, because the study was not designed to identify the causal process, it seems, despite the findings, we're still unclear as to whether having sex up to once a week makes couples happier, or being in a happy relationship causes people to have more frequent sex. Hmmm . . .
Dr. Muise also added, "Our findings suggest that it's important to maintain an intimate connection with your partner, but you don't need to have sex every day as long as you're maintaining that connection."
Basically, have sex as much — or as little — as you want people! Why keep a tally? If you and your beau are happy, that's all that matters.