Women have become increasingly unhappy over the last 40 years, a new report suggests. The reason? The agony of bringing up kids

Why the long faces, girls? It may be 123 years since we were allowed to go to university, 81 years since we got the vote and 30 years since the legalisation of contraception, but study after study shows that we’re still not happy.

26th September, 2009

Why the long faces, girls? It may be 123 years since we were allowed to go to university, 81 years since we got the vote and 30 years since the legalisation of contraception, but study after study shows that we’re still not happy.

According to the General Social Survey, which has tracked the mood of Americans since 1972, as well as five other major studies around the world, the happiness of women everywhere has been in...

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