A study found that secure family relationships predict teens' ability to provide empathetic support for their friends. Empathetic teens tend to be less aggressive and less likely to bully other people.
Researchers from Tel Aviv University found that marital satisfaction is directly related to health and length of life. Men who perceive their marriage is a failure are at risk of developing cardiovascular diseases and more likely to die early.
A survey by researchers from Michigan State University found that more adults now have chosen not to have children but still reported the same levels of life satisfaction as those who chose to have kids.