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Having kids does make you happier, but only after they leave the nest

Family HappyNicholas Wolfinger analyzed four decades of data for a 2018 study and found that empty-nest parents ages 50 to 70 were 5 to 6 percent more likely to report being very happy than those with children still at home.

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Having kids makes you happier, but only when they move out


Last Updated: 10/2/19