Parents who kick kids out are happier in old age than childless couples


(WIVB) — Apparently, only one thing can make you happier than having children, and that’s kicking them out of the house.

A new study from Heidelberg University found parents tend to be happier in old age than those without children, but only if the kids have moved out.

Researchers say it’s because of the stress of balancing child care and work being replaced with a form of social support — something they say is crucial to happiness as we get older.

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