The association of an open relationship orientation with health and happiness in a sample of older US adults

  title={The association of an open relationship orientation with health and happiness in a sample of older US adults},
  author={James R Fleckenstein and Derrell W Cox},
  journal={Sexual and Relationship Therapy},
  pages={116 - 94}
Sexual activity over the life course is strongly associated with better health and greater personal happiness, yet the sexuality of aging adults has been a neglected topic. There is a lack of research on those with a consensually non-exclusive sexual relationship style regardless of age. This research examines whether such an orientation has positive effects on sexual frequency, health and personal happiness, and how this might inform counselors and therapists providing services to older adults… 

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