WELLNESS & FITNESS

Being In A Happy Relationship Makes Couples Get Weight, Study Says

Date July 29, 2019 23:36

Unpleasant news for couples in a happy relationship: you tend to get weight. The study published by NCBI came to a surprising conclusion. Couples who live in happy relationships put on weight with time. It happens because men and women in happy relationships begin worrying less about the way they look and how much they weigh.

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'Love' weight

It turns out that human psychology sometimes uses very simple but effective patterns. Humans are programmed to attract a mate. And it is one of the main reasons for maintaining a healthy and pretty look! And just add the pressure of society! So, when people have already found their perfect partner, they are feeling more comfortable. In other words, they let themselves eat more and more.

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On the contrary, those who feel unsatisfied with marriage or relationships tend to be slimmer, end up in divorce, and get more concerned about their bodies. People continue feeling pressured to looking perfect to attract potential partners.

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How to stay in good shape?

Even in a happy marriage, it is better to think about your health. Here are several tips you can follow with your partner.

1. Monitor your health and weight. Your extra pounds are not only about how you look but about your well-being. Excessive weight is a major factor for cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and joint problems.

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2. Challenge each other. Exercise regularly may be hard, but it is much easier when you have a companion. Challenge each other in weight loss. Lexi and Danny Reed, from Terre Haute, Indiana, are really an inspirational example, as they went through an amazing weight loss journey together.

3. Choose healthier food by cooking together. Moreover, cooking together can strengthen your relationships.

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Every relationship is unique in its own way! Keep your weight and health under control, as it increases the chances of longevity for you and your loved one. We wish you many wonderful years together.

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