Heads up: Top comment and controversy
Men who shirk housework stay married longer
28 September 2012 03:01 PM
Renowned mouthpiece of radical feminist thinking, the Telegraph, is reporting some surprising survey results. According to a study entitled "Equality in the Home", couples who share housework equally have a divorce rate 50 per cent higher than more traditional marriages.
The Telegraph also quotes Dr Frank Furedi, Sociology professor at the University of Canterbury, who has some interesting theories to explain the statistic. He believes the figures make sense as chore sharing takes place mainly amoung middle class, professional couples "These people are extremely sensitive to making sure everything is formal, laid out and contractual. That does make for a fairly fraught relationship."