Chore Wars


The division of responsibility at home doesn't have to start a war. Here's how.

“Chore Wars” are a common problem for couples: 1) sharing housework 2) negotiating the schedule for chores 3) agreeing on standards that are acceptable to both partners.

It’s a problem that won’t go away. Bathtubs get grimy, dust bunnies multiply in corners, clutter accumulates everywhere – as surely as the sun will rise tomorrow.

It took us a while to figure out a no hassle solution to our shared housework, and we’ve created a short video on it. Check it out – and then share your ideas for replacing the “Chore Wars” with peace on the homefront.


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The Couples Institute

This article was originally published at The Couples Institute . Reprinted with permission from the author.