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21 November 2011

Sex a predictor of happiness for married seniors

The more often older married individuals engage in sexual activity, the more likely they are to be happy with both their lives and marriages.

The more often older married individuals engage in sexual activity, the more likely they are to be happy with both their lives and marriages, according to new research presented in Boston at The Gerontological Society of America's (GSA) 64th Annual Scientific Meeting.

"This study will help open the lines of communication and spark interest in developing 'outside the box' approaches to dealing with resolvable issues that limit or prevent older adults from participating in sexual activity," said Jackson.

 
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