What makes a happy and well-functioning relationship? “Happify” has put together some numbers around love.
Who would not like to know the secret of a long and happy love and relationship? The Happify portal has compiled some numbers that describe what scientists know about people in a well-functioning partnership.
Love in numbers
According to experts, happy couples have a negative influence on five positive interactions. For couples, however, who finally broke up, it was only 0.8 positive interactions to a negative. In addition, the common speaking time can be an indication of a happy relationship: Happy couples therefore talk five hours a week more.
Also what is going on in the beds could be an indication of happiness in love. The happiest couples would have sex two to three times a week. For couples who have sex once a week, 44 percent are more likely to have positive feelings.
Collect new experiences
Also new shared experiences could be a key to a happy relationship. Because couples who collect new experiences together feel more love and are happier in marriage. In addition, it depends on how to respond to successes of the partner. To congratulate the partner for success, to want to know more about it and to articulate how proud one is of him, could strengthen the relationship. According to one study, couples can increase their happiness if they do it three times a day for a week.