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5 Ways That Love is Good for Your Health

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Love decreases a person's likelihood of being depressed

Laugh often with the one you love to stay happy and healthy both mentally and physically.
Laugh often with the one you love to stay happy and healthy both mentally and physically.
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Being in love is proven to decrease a person's likelihood of being depressed. A recent study found that subjects who were recently married scored an average of 3.42 points lower on the 84-point depression scale than unmarried subjects [Journal of Health and Social Behavior].

Simply living with your significant other can also reduce your risk of mental health issues. A 2005 study of middle aged women discovered that living with a significant other reduces the risk of psychological problems just as much as walking down the aisle.


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