How fulfilling is parenthood? How happy is it supposed to make you?
My latest article for the online magazine, Life As A Human, explores the research, myths and realities.
Some of that research says:
“numerous scholars have found some evidence that, on aggregate, parents often report statistically significantly lower levels of happiness (Alesina et al., 2004), life satisfaction (Di Tella et al., 2003), marital satisfaction (Twenge et al., 2003), and mental well-being (Clark & Oswald, 2002) compared with non-parents.”
What does that mean for you? Finish reading the article here: The Joys — And Disappointments — of Parenthood.
Keep Unwrapping the Mysteries of Life!