The British government is spending nearly $80 million to track 40,000 households over the next 20 years to "Understand Society," as the study is called. The first published findings give us a breakdown of how to be the perfect couple.

Here's all you need to be to have a completely happy relationship:

  • Young
  • Educated
  • Well-off
  • Married
  • Without Children
  • In a relationship for less than five years

Seriously they needed to spend $80 million to tell you that young, rich newlyweds with no kids are the happiest? I could have told you that for 20 quid and a ticket to see Graham Norton.

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