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.