We all love to travel, but it turns out travel can also help your love life! A study was conducted by the U.S. Travel Association in which they surveyed adults in relationships to find to what extent leisure travel strengthened relationships between romantic partners. Here are their findings.
Travel has long-term benefits for couples.
The survey found that couples who travel together reported to be significantly more satisfied with their relationship than couples who do not. Couples said that the romance in their relationship is still alive; they feel closer and believe that they spend quality time together. They reported better communications and lower divorce rates.
Travel helps build and maintain relationships.
Many couples who travel together believe that travel positively impacts their relationship in several different ways. Studies show it can increase their intimacy to increasing their chances of staying together for the long-run.
Experts say that travel helps build new relationships because it enables couples to do new and exciting things together.
Travel helps maintain long-term relationships because it enables couples time that they can spend together to reconnect and be intimate and romantic.
Travel ignites a romance and deepens intimacy.
Couples believe that travel together is a more effective way to spark romance in their relationship than giving gifts, big or small.
Those who answered that they are highly satisfied with their relationships said leisure trips are essential ways to improve romance and their love lives.
So the next time you travel, remember you might just come back with more than a suntan!