One interesting study actually found out that happiness is related to sex. Men, especially, are expected to exist in a permanent state of horniness, and additionally that the frequency with which they get laid somehow directly correlates to their masculinity. While it may seem that the more sex the better it is, and there was actually a point where happiness leveled off. So the question still stands: Buzz 60's Chandra Lanier has the story. He found that people reported steadily higher levels of happiness as they reported steadily higher sexual frequency. Finally, having sex simply leads to sexual satisfaction. In the case of mismatched libidos, unfortunately the partner who wants sex more frequently will usually feel rejected and unwanted. All of the above can put a major damper on your libido, says Levkoff. If the answer to one or both the questions is yes, then you must have wondered whether you have a higher sex drive than others, or does your partner have a lack of libido. Particularly for couples with children or stressful jobs, sometimes the idea of having sex is too much to bear, but having sex can have positive effects on your life. When this form of communication breaks down, relationships can struggle, he says. It allows each person to feel desired and cared for. How often should a married couple make love to avoid or overcome relationship detachment, infidelity, and resentment in marriage? Sanam Hafeez , a NYC-based licensed clinical psychologist.