The San Francisco Chronicle peaks into our futures: marriage gets better after the kids are out, so says a UC-Berkeley study.
Leslie Fulbright writes (excerpt):
“We found that marital satisfaction increased as the women transitioned to an empty nest,” said Sara Gorchoff, one of the authors of the study and a doctoral candidate in the psychology department. “It was not that they spent more time with their partners but that they were better enjoying the time they spent with their partners.”
See also: USA Today