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Use Chores to Connect

Think of it as a new weekend ritual:



The next time you fold laundry, pay bills or do dishes, grab your husband and work in tandem instead of dividing and conquering (and catch up at the same time). Far from resenting making an equal contribution to household chores, men who pitch in report being happier, a University of Cambridge study found. ‘We actually think that’s because their partner complains less,’ says study coauthor Dr Anke Plagnol. Clearly, less complaining leads to more cuddling. Besides, folding sheets is easier à deux.

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