Are You A Good Wife?


Are You A Good Wife?
Take this 1939 “marital rating scale” to find out…

happy wifeOh, boy. This thing really needs no introduction or commentary. Okay, maybe a slight introduction. Psychologists have unearthed the Wife’s Chart of the Marital Rating Scale, which was originally designed by a Northwestern counselor to provide feedback on troubled marriages.


Men rate their wives on a scale of 1 to 5 on things such as, “Has meals on time,” “Slow in coming to bed—delays till husband is almost asleep,” and oddly, “Wears red nail polish.”

Check it out here.