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6 Surprising Life Benefits of Becoming a Father

While it’s been proved that dads are just as susceptible to postpartum depression, it’s not all doom-and-gloom for fatherhood; in fact, there are, apparently, quite a number of (surprising) perks to becoming a parent – for men, that is.

Dad and baby

According to findings of a new study by The Institute For Public Policy Research, full-time working fathers, on average, out-earn their childless counterparts by a fifth – receiving a 22 per cent wage ‘bonus’. And, the study shows this figure rises by another 9% among men with more than one child. Continue reading