Research shows more sex does not mean more happiness
Countless research and self-help books claim that having more sex will lead to increased happiness, based on the common finding that those having more sex are also happier. However, there are many reasons why one might observe this positive relationship between sex and happiness. Being happy in the first place, for example, might lead someone to have more sex (what researchers call ‘reverse causality’), or being healthy might result in being both happier and having more sex.
May 10, 2015 | Categories: Psychology | Tags: behavioral science, couples, happiness, health, lifestyle, peer reviewed, psychology, relationships, science, social science | 2 Comments