New Study reported by Cagle

The study showed that husbands create an extra seven hours of housework every week for women.

In return, wives shave off an hour of housework for men.

The findings, part of a 2005 federally funded study of housework trends, also indicate that both sexes are settling for less when it comes to the white-glove test of yore. In 1976, for example, women did an average of 26 hours of housework; in 2005, we dropped to 17 hours a week….

Speaking of children, the researchers also studied how offspring affected housework.

A married woman with three children did an average of 28 hours of housework a week.

Husbands, on the other hand, did a whopping 10 hours of work.

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~ by nancyfenn on April 25, 2008.

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