That “squeee!” you feel when you look at pictures of cute puppies or bunnies might be good for your love life. A new study finds that looking at baby-animal photos may increase couples’ levels of satisfaction with their relationships.
Researchers found that study participants who looked at the photos of their spouses paired with photos of cute animals or with other pleasant images over a few weeks seemed to see their partners in a more positive light by the end of the study, compared with people who looked at the photos of their spouses paired with other images over the same period. Plus, this more positive view, in turn, was linked to higher levels of marital satisfaction by the end of the study in the group that looked at the pleasant images, compared with the other group.
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