Scientists have found that married people are happier than unmarried

It is unlikely that the dispute about which is better - a family life and a huge responsibility, or complete freedom from such obligations and proud loneliness, it makes sense. However, against the facts did not trample. Is marriage makes our lives better? Scientists from Canada believe that this is so. They examined the results of the social surveys 370,000 people in the UK and concluded that the marriage took British sincerely consider themselves much happier than people completely free from family relationships.

Scientists have found that married people are happier than unmarried

, of course, not always the family - is the key to happiness. Exceptions occur when people do not get along with each other. This simple rule of life. However, couples who participated in the social survey, really recognized that feel happy next to his spouse. In most cases, they attribute this to the fact that half of them eventually turned into the best and most trusted friend. And with such a person it is quite possible to be happy until old age. Scientists believe that such a life satisfaction due to the fact that a person close to the family there is always someone on whom you can rely on absolutely everything. This rule applies even to those people who are not legally married but just live together. The study's author John Hellivell considers that the feeling of happiness is enhanced not only in adolescence or during the "honeymoon", but in many ways it develops during the whole life together of two people. In addition, Hellivel emphasizes that marriage is able to significantly alleviate the midlife crisis, which has been very painful for some people. The constant presence of a number of a true friend, which is connected with your life, nullifies the negative effects of virtually any crisis and helps with minimal losses to overcome it.

What is most surprising, experts have concluded that married men are more satisfied with their lives than single, despite the fact that over time, the positive effects of marriage decreases, and sometimes passion is transformed into mutual respect of the partners to each other. Scientists also noticed another interesting relationship: those people who are more satisfied with their lives are more likely to find happiness in marriage. The research results were published in the edition of the Journal of Happiness Studies.