The love between parent and children is always and forever – parents always love their children and want to look forward their future and the new research indicates that couples that have children will live longer as compared to those that are childless.
The research shows that having children benefits for both mom and dad that reach at the age of 80 and over as compared to a couple that is childless – the research was conducted by the institute in Sweden and the study was conducted over 1.4 million people and includes both genders men and females.
The research shows that people don’t need to feel selfless with children as it apparently provides you a chance to live a longer life – the institute tracked the people from the age of 60 for both genders that born between 1911 and 1925 living in Sweden.
Analysis of the research:
The research was conducted over the age of 60 and suggested that men that have children are expected to live more than two years and the women are expected to live more than 1.5 years.
At the age of 60:
- The men with children at the age of 60 are expected to live more 20.2 years and the men without children are expected to live 18.2 years – a difference of two years is shown in research.
- The women at the age of 60 with children are expected to live another 24.6 years whereas the women without children are expected to live 23.1 years – a difference of 1.5 years.
At the age of 80:
- The men with the age of 80 and have children are expected to live another 7.7 years whereas the men without children are expected to live seven years.
- The women with the age of 80 are expected to live another 9.5 years with the children whereas the women without children are expected to live 8.5 years.
The results of research are awesome and aware the people to raise the children as having children is associated with the long life and having children also help the social support.
The study shows that couple that does not have children need to do struggle for social support as the study also concluded that children both boys and girls help the parents in navigating social care system and the previous research show that girls are more willing to help the parents instead of their brothers.