What do we know today about happy relationships?
A lot actually.
This infographic from the happiness training app Happify sums up several important findings from studies on what makes couples happy.
For example, happy couples have 5 positive interactions for every negative one, versus the 0.8 positive interactions for every negative one that divorced couples go through.
And how about this tidbit:
When it comes to strengthening your relationship, studies show the most crucial factor is how you celebrate your partner’s good news. In one study, people who did this 3x a day for 1 week increased their happiness and felt less depressed afterwards.
Here’s to becoming happier.
The Science Behind a Happy Relationship | Happify