Happy Teen Years Increase Your Chances of Divorce Later on in Life: Study

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Happy Teen Years Increase Your Chances of Divorce Later on in Life: Study

A recently conducted research by experts at the Cambridge University has reported that a healthy upbringing during teenage years might increases the probability of people getting divorced later on in life. To be precise the likelihood of people with a happy upbringing getting divorced later on in life is 60% more than others.

Though, it was also found by researchers that such people are more likely to perform better at work and in social events as well.

For the study, experts had carried out an assessment of 2776 people who were involved in a 1946 study carried out by British researchers. The scrutinized study was basically regarding the mental health being of people.

A person was considered happy after taking a note of happiness, friendship and energy between the age of 13 and 15 years. Apart from these three aspects, the levels of restlessness and anxiety were also accounted for in teacher evaluations.

The study has already appeared in the publication known as the Journal of Positive Psychology.

Following a proper analysis it was found by experts that youngsters who had a happy adolescence were more likely to get a divorce later on in life.

Talking about the study, one of the author and a Professor at the Cambridge University, Felicia Huppert, said, "The benefits to individuals, families and to society of good mental health, positive relationships and satisfying work are likely to be substantial".


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