First of all, this is correlation, not causation—the study authors can't say whether having more sex made people happier or whether people had more sex because they were happier to begin with.But also, they're studies, not universal commandments everyone must follow for a strong relationship."It’s hard, because I appreciate [these studies].e Harmony, which was launched on August 22, 2000, is based in Los Angeles, California; it has members in more than 150 countries and maintains operations in the United States, Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom, and Brazil. Large investors include Sequoia Capital and Technology Cross Ventures.e Harmony was founded by Neil Clark Warren, a psychologist and author of relationship advice books, along with Greg Forgatch, Warren's son-in-law.But what's good for some couples is not right for every couple," sex therapist and licensed marriage and family therapist Ian Kerner, Ph. "For some couples, once a week is too much depending on where they are in life, and for others it's really not enough."He's not the only expert who advises against holding yourself up to pretty arbitrary standards."It's a common question—what frequency is normal?
But interestingly enough, the study found no increase in happiness when people had sex more than once a week. The study, which analyzed over 15,000 people, found that people who had sex two to three times a week were happier than those who had it once a week, and so on down the line.
Past research has shown that women are more discerning with their swipes than men, who swipe right more liberally.
But saying yes so often with the flick of a finger comes with a risk: the much higher chance of being rejected.
No matter how blissfully happy a couple is, if one person wants a ton of sex and the other is fine only getting some every so often, problems may arise.
But it can be pretty hard to know if you're having sex "enough." Even if you have open conversations about the subject with your friends, chances are you're still working with a pretty small sample size."We didn't want to pretend to be experts on gay and lesbian couples," said Warren. It's a different match." Warren says the company -- which uses its patented algorithm to connect people based on 29 dimensions of compatibility -- is now seeing success in matching up gay and lesbian singles on Compatible Partners.