there's a wonderful hormone called Oxytocin that in part regulates your happiness, and is released during physical contact like hugging. hence women indirectly effect your happiness as they provide a way for your body to release Oxytocin. pets are a good substitute, if you're not a people person>>3525977
masturbation releases dopamine, which does also affect your happiness, but is no replacement for Oxytocin. >>3525991
do such hobbies involve guns, by chance?