The decision to have a child is quite possibly the most daunting and consequential any of us can make. But recent data and research on the well-being of parents may give some would-be parents reason to press pause. A child does provide meaning and purpose but does having children make us happier? Also how will the climate crisis and the COVID pandemic impact the decision on whether or not to have kids?
Does having children really make us happier?
From this Episode:
American parents report being 12% less happy than non-parents
The question as to whether or not to have kids will come up for many during the course of their lives. A child could provide its parents with purpose and fulfillment.