Empathy

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.

Understanding Housework – And Stop Fighting About It

The Standards Challenge (Part Two) It’s more common than you’d think for two people to fight about whether household tasks have been ‘done’. Or if everyone is doing their fair share of the work. Why is this? Often it’s because we have different understandings of the ‘whole’ task. The first post in this three part series examines why standards might differ between household members. If you missed Part One, read… Read More »Understanding Housework – And Stop Fighting About It