Forget an apple a day to keep the doctor away. We're more likely to follow this new rule: A drink a night with your boyfriend keeps relationship problems at bay.
By Zoë Ruderman
That's what researchers at the University at Buffalo are claiming after examining the results of a recent study. They found that couples who have a cocktail or two (or even three) together reported feeling "increased intimacy and decreased relationship problems the next day" as compared to boyfriends and girlfriends who drink apart or don't drink at all.
But to reap the benefits, you want to cut yourself off at three beverages, say the scientists. That's because twosomes who consumed four or more drinks experienced more relationships problems, including fewer hook-ups.
The lead researcher added that if your boyfriend or husband is sticking to virgin beverages for the night, you may want to consider doing the same. "When both partners drankRead More »from Is This the Recipe for a Happy Relationship?