Middle-aged women are more optimistic - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

Middle-aged women are more optimistic

Posted: Updated:

Middle-aged women are more optimistic about their present and future than their male counterparts and friends appear to be the key. Researchers looked at men and women aged 45 to 55, and found women were much more likely to have a strong social support network of close friends. The most optimistic women spend about six hours a day socially interacting with people, but time spent with girlfriends was most influential.  It's not the number of friends a woman had that was important. The most optimistic women had an inner circle of four to 12 close friends.

Copyright 2011 KCBD.  All rights reserved

Powered by WorldNow

5600 Avenue A
Lubbock, TX. 79404

FCC Public File
publicfile@kcbd.com
806-744-1414
EEO Report
Closed Captioning

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and KCBD. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.