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Why U.S. Parents Aren't as Happy as Non-Parents

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For years now, research has shown that non-parents are generally happier than parents in the U.S. But new research looks at why that is. KWBU’s Carlos Morales recently sat down with Matthew Andersson, an assistant professor of sociology at Baylor and a contributor to the research study. 

What you'll hear in this conversation:

-What the research looked at

- What's the possible cause behind the happiness gap between parents and non parents

You can read the briefing researchers wrote on their work here