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7 Reasons Why Love is All you Need for Healthy Living


2. Coupledom Lowers Stress

Studies conducted by Northwestern University and the University of Chicago claim that being in a partnership leads to less stress, especially for women.   The study found that being in a long-term, committed partnership lowered production of the stress hormone, cortisol.

So even if you have to pick up your spouse’s dirty socks all the time, being in a committed bond protects the body and brain from psychological and physical stress.

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