Married With (or Without) Children
A survey reported on the Well blog shows fidelity as criteria #1 for a happy marriage.
But what about children? As an ingredient to a happy marriage, kids were far from essential, ranking eighth behind good sex, sharing chores, adequate income and a nice house, among other things. Only 41 percent of respondents said children were important to a happy marriage, down from 65 percent in 1990.
Posted by Will Baum, LCSW