Later in life, married women who work during middle age are happier.
Researchers have found that women in heterosexual married couples are happier later in life when both partners continue to work after the age of middle age.
Even after we retire, our careers can continue to give us purpose and satisfaction.
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Women who are in heterosexual relationships who continue to work after the age of 50 had a lower risk of developing depression in later life compared to women who do not.
According to Jocelyn Wikle, a professor at Brigham Young University in Utah, “It seems logical to think about decisions that we make impacting later life events.” [Citation needed] According to Wikle, other studies have investigated how working can improve the mental health of both men and women; however, it is not known whether the positive effects of employment continue after the individual stops working. “From what I can tell…