While there are many important factors to a successful relationship, there is one very simple thing you can do everyday: A hug a day will keep the divorce away! According to a new study, the hug releases the hormone oxytocin in your brain aka the "love hormone." Hugging on the regular will develop deeper bonds with your significant other.

In an article on Babble, they describe hugs as a way to "force you to physically, and therefore, emotionally and spiritually connect with your partner. It’s a conscious act to stop whatever you are doing and choose to be in the moment with your partner."

There are many benefits to hugging your spouse everyday. It's helps your mind, body and soul, for both of you! And according to oneextraordinarymarriage.com "giving a hug is one of the simplest way to show your love. Anytime, anywhere a hug can is a healthy reminder to your spouse of why you love them so much." Read more here.

Here's a list of other ways to improve your relationship from Time.


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