Study: Adorable Babies Ruin Your Life


What with it being Good Friday and the markets being closed, today has been light on the bad news. Except for this: “An eight-year survey of 218 couples found that children brought on a sudden case of the relationship blues, with about 90 percent of mothers and fathers feeling dissatisfied with their partner after the birth of a child, according to research published in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. ‘Sex almost ceases to exist,’ said Diana Kirschner, a therapist from Manhattan. ‘All their attention goes to the child.’” We knew it. This whole propagation-of-the-species thing is a bad idea. [Urbanite/amNY]