Women Who Are Happily In Love Have One Surprising Thing In Common

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And there's research to back it up!

The link between good relationships and good body image seems to go both ways. In a new study, women who were happy with their bodies were more likely to be in happy relationships. And women satisfied with their relationships tended to have a more positive body image.

For the study, presented at a recent meeting of the British Psychological Society, Estonian researcher Sabina Vatter polled about 250 women ages 20 to 45 years old. All were currently in a committed relationship, with 29 percent married and 71 percent living with significant others. They answered questions about dieting, body image, self-esteem, relationship satisfaction, and sexual intimacy.

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