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Steve
08-03-2008, 07:56 PM
I thought this was a fascinating article on the topic of happiness.

If you get a chance, read this article and then look out around you. Ask yourself is one sex happier than the other? What are your findings?

Men end up happier than women later in life (http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/25970404/) - Less able to achieve their life goals, women end up unhappier than men later in life, even though they start out happier, a new survey of Americans suggests.

Early in adult life, women are more likely than men to fulfill their family life and financial aspirations, leading to greater overall happiness.

Later in life, however, the tables turn and men report coming closer to reaching their goals for consumer goods and family life.

Steve
08-03-2008, 07:59 PM
Here is a very informative video by the author of the happiness study.

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If it doesn't play, check out her speech here.

http://www.ted.com/index.php/talks/helen_fisher_tells_us_why_we_love_cheat.html