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Study: happiness is overrated

Study: happiness is overrated

A new study has found that happiness is overrated -- it feels better to be right.

For the study, researchers had a husband always agree with his wife. He would never argue, question her, or do anything but agree and smile.

The wife did not know about the study.

By the twelfth day of the study, the husband had to stop. He claimed his wife had become so cocky about always being right that she had become way more critical of everything he did, and he could not take it any more.

At the beginning of the experiment, the man gave his quality of life a score of seven out of ten. By day 12, it was down to three.

The wife started at an eight, but would not tell the researchers he score on day 12.

Read more: LA Times

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