Scientists Discover Couples Really Can Live “Happily Ever After”


Scientists and researchers discovered with the help of brain scans that living happily ever after is not a fairy tale for some people it is a reality.

The Study

The study was sponsored by Stony Brook University in Long Island. Researcher Dr. Bianca Acevedo and Dr. Arthur Aron invited couple who had been married for at least twenty years to participate in the study. Most of the couple who participated had been married at least twenty-one years. Each of individual had a brain scan done during the brain scan they were shown pictures of their spouse and several control photos were also used for the purpose of research and finding a concrete answer to the question can couples be in love with each other their entire lives or the to find the answer to the happily ever after question.

The Results

The researchers had done the same brain scan with the controlled pictures and pictures of the spouse on young couples in their twenty’s. The scan results were the same for both the young and older couples. Quoting “The older folks’ brains had become just as excited.”


You will be happy to know that according to the study couples can and do live a lifetime hopelessly in love with each other creating a real life “Happily Ever After.”



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