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Couples Who Split the Dishes Are Happier and Have Better Sex

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Here's a reason to share chores.

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Consult any parenting forum and you will find a familiar refrain: women lamenting that their husbands let the dishes pile up in the sink until the only glassware left in the cabinets are Señor Frog shot glasses from 2006.

If you have wheedled and begged and cajoled your husband to do the damn dishes, researchers have just discovered something that may finally motivate him:

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