03/18/2010 05:12 am ET Updated Nov 17, 2011

Married With Children Paves Way To Happiness

Want to be a happy married couple? Consider having kids. A new study found that having children boosts happiness. And the more, literally, the merrier.

But unmarried couples shouldn't expect to find greater happiness through child-raising. The study, published in the Oct. 14 online edition of the Journal of Happiness Studies, suggests that having children has little or no effect on boosting happiness among couples who aren't hitched.

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