When new parents become unhappy, brothers and sisters become less likely

5 agosto 2015

New parents’ drop in subjective well-being helps to explain why many remain with one child, even though they desire two. The investigation deals with a taboo subject: the notion that parents often experience a considerable loss of happiness after the birth of a first child. The new study shows that for mothers and fathers in Germany, the drop in life satisfaction during the year following the first birth is even larger than that caused by unemployment, divorce or the death of a partner.img src=»http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sciencedaily/~4/wi2D8ruL2Qw» height=»1″ width=»1″ alt=»»/