Being in a happy relationship makes you less attracted to others, says study

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New research has found that satisfaction in your relationship with your partner or spouse reprograms you to finding other men or women less appealing

Having eyes only for your spouse means you’re not easily distracted because everyone else becomes plain unattractive. A study, published in Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, took a closer look at this phenomenon

Spearheaded by Rutgers University, the study involved 54 heterosexual adults—later divided into those who are single and in relationships.

Those who had significant others were interviewed, with questions aimed at determining their level of relationship satisfaction.

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The two groups, both single and in relationships, were then presented with photos of people who were single and looking.

Then, they were informed that they were going to work on a project with the people in the images.

But these people didn’t really exist…

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