Typically you would expect to catch a load of crap for such a filthy habit. But now, through the magic of science, you can justify almost anything.
6 Dreaded Tasks That Are Actually Great For Managing Stress
SNIFFING YOUR PARTNER’S LAUNDRY
No sane person puts “sniff your significant other’s dirty socks” on their to-do list, but perhaps they should. A 2018 study published in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology shows that sniffing a loved one’s clothes can reduce stress. In the study, 96 women sniffed one of three scents—a neutral smell, their romantic partner’s scent, or the scent of a stranger. The stranger’s smell caused cortisol to spike. But their partner’s smell? It reduced stress. ….. continue reading