This is one of those times where I cannot send you the original article because the written blog about it is more informative than its source! Imagine that: the Houston Chronicle writes an article about men sharing housework and the positive impact that has had on a couples sex life, and it’s dull dull dull.
But this blogger has done her research and writes about the Chronicle article, and adds information on more studies, more facts, more conclusions that will make you smile. So that’s the link you’ll see at the bottom of this page.
Let me summarize: the Journal of Family Issues released a report in October based on a survey of the domestic lives of 6,877 married couples. As the author, Jane Ahlin, wrote,” Husbands hankering after some ‘connubial canoodling’ best vacuum their way to the bedroom.”
The Wall Street Journal, reporting on the Family Issues report, also cited a Pew study — one that examined the role of shared domestic chores in 1990 and again recently. Do you know that in 1990, 47% of respondents rated sharing of housework important to marital bliss while 72 % did today?
And let’s be clear about what we mean when we say marital bliss: another study out of the University of California, Riverside, “linked a wife’s satisfaction with the division of household duties with her husband’s satisfaction with their sex life.”
Hey, guys, need we say more?