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Does the Workplace Provide a Respite From Stress at Home?

Conventional wisdom dictates that work is stressful and that time at home is relaxing. But new research finds cortisol levels are higher at home than at work. This is consistent with sociological research indicating work as a respite from stressful home life. Still, although work may not be stressful in itself, long work hours may exacerbate the stress at home. Read More

No,it just means that

committed relationships and monogamy are more stressful than flying solo.

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Elizabeth Aura McClintock, Ph.D., is a professor at the University of Notre Dame.

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