Men and women both happier after a divorce, women more than men

Over the course of two decades, researchers regularly questioned 10,000 U.K. citizens between the ages of 16 and 60 about their happiness levels before and after major life milestones. Their research, published in the journal Economica, concluded that women are significantly more content than usual for up to five years after divorce.

Men also reported feeling slightly happier following the divorce decree, but the increase was less signifiant. [link]

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