Partner Conversations

Relationship conversations & housework fights

Worried that inviting your partner to take the quiz will start a fight? Read this first.

A common response to the Multi-Player Housework Preferences quiz is worry that it will start a fight. The last year has not been a great time for many relationships – between lockdowns, school closures, cabin fever and social isolation, we’re all feeling a bit frayed. And housework can be fertile ground for conflict. Many of the people we spoke to when we launched the latest quiz were worried that if… Read More »Worried that inviting your partner to take the quiz will start a fight? Read this first.

ThirdShift Housework Quiz

Why You Should Ask Your Partner To Take The ThirdShift Quiz

Do you do too much of the housework and childcare? Have you taken the ThirdShift Quiz? Here’s why it’s time for your partner to take the Quiz as well, to start having better conversations about creating a better balance at home. We launched the ThirdShift Quiz this week, and we’ve had some incredible feedback so far from our users. But one of our users reported their results were a bit… Read More »Why You Should Ask Your Partner To Take The ThirdShift Quiz

Women doing too much housework

Are you doing too much of the housework, but your partner doesn’t agree? Here’s why.

Do you feel like you’re doing too much of the housework? You’re not alone! Have you tried talking to you partner about it and it’s quickly turned into a fight? They say they do half, but you know that’s not true? These arguments turn emotional fast, but in this post we explain why these fights happen, and how to change the conversation. Why does my partner think they’re doing half… Read More »Are you doing too much of the housework, but your partner doesn’t agree? Here’s why.

Two people talking

How To Talk About Housework Standards Without Starting A Fight

The Standards Challenge (Part Three) Talking about standards for housework can be a significant source of conflict at home. But how do you talk about it without starting a fight? The first post in this three part series examines why standards might differ between household members. If you missed Part One, read The Standards Challenge: Are they Half-Assing Housework To Get Out Of It? (Part One) about why standards might… Read More »How To Talk About Housework Standards Without Starting A Fight