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      Your Health: 4-22-13 National Lovers' Day

      In celebration of "National Lovers Day" the romantic social network, Zoosk.com, conducted a survey to find out what it takes to have a happy relationship.

      The survey involved more than 1,118 Americans who say they are in a happy, committed relationship.

      They were asked to gather their thoughts on what it takes to have a successful partnership.

      The survey results offer tips on a variety of issues as well as an inside look at a happy relationship formula:

      Share responsibilities. Nobody wears the pants in a happy relationship!

      78% of happy couples share decision making evenly.

      67% of happy couples manage finances together, instead of assigning it to one person.

      66% of happy couples share household chores such as cooking, cleaning and laundry.

      Have sex at least 2-3 times per week.

      28% of Americans in happy relationships have sex at least 2-3 times per week.

      16% have sex 4-6 times per week.

      16% copulate every day.

      Be affectionate, daily!

      69% of happy couples kiss and show affection many times per day.

      Don't tell "little white lies."

      70% of Americans in happy relationships agree that it is not ok to tell "little white lies" to their partner to keep the peace.

      Stay in shape.

      74% of blissful lovers say it is important that their partner maintains a good physical appearance.

      18% of respondents say that their partner's physical appearance is a main attraction.

      Avoid political discussions.

      37% of Americans in happy relationships never talk about politics and 47% do so only occasionally.

      My God is your God.

      71% of Americans in happy relationships share the same religious beliefs and traditions.

      Dial up the dialog.

      72% of happy couples have real conversations about life, work, and family on a regular basis.

      "National Lovers Day" is on April 23, 2013.

      The survey was conducted by Zoosk.com.

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