Thursday, June 19, 2008

Poll: Family Ties Key to Youth Happiness

AP/MTV Poll: Happiness for America's Young People Often Means Family Ties, Faith, Belonging


The Associated Press


So you're between the ages of 13 and 24. What makes you happy? A worried, weary parent might imagine the answer to sound something like this: Sex, drugs, a little rock 'n' roll. Maybe some cash, or at least the car keys. Turns out the real answer is quite different. Spending time with family was the top answer to that open-ended question, according to an extensive survey more than 100 questions asked of 1,280 people ages 13-24 conducted by The Associated Press and MTV on the nature of happiness among America's young people.

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