Dreams and wishes

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If you had three wishes, what would they be?

In surveys conducted in Germany, the response from more than half the population is that they would wish for health. Second, people want financial security, and third, they wish for a happy family or for property. Would you have expected these answers, or do they surprise you?

What else do Germans wish for? Peace on earth, a long journey somewhere, a house with a garden? Or being able to balance family and career, having more time and fewer worries? Living in a just society and not having so many problems? Finding a good job? Moving to the country with more peace and quiet? A happy relationship and a positive future for the children? Being able to realize your full potential?

In Germany, just like everywhere else in the world, there are very different ideas about what it means to be happy and contented.