closeness and happiness

New sleep study proves closeness predicts happiness

The latest sleep study shows the distance between bedmates determines a couple’s happiness.

Partners who sleep less than an inch apart were the happiest.

Couples making physical contact were happier than those with a “no touching” rule while trying to sleep.

University of Hertfordshire psychologist Professor Richard Wiseman led this study.

He monitored 1,000 participants.

His survey revealed the most popular sleep positions of couples:

42% lye back to back
31% face the same direction
4% face one another

The study found 12% of couples spent the night less than an inch apart.

One out of every 50 couples were separated by more than 30 inches. (Not good.)

This study found touching makes a big difference:

94% of couples who spent the night in contact with one another were happy with their relationship, compared to just 68% of those that didn’t touch.

Bottom line: for the best relationship, touch each other and sleep back to back.

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