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Most people that the biggest grounds for divorce are either infidelity or arguments over money. However, a new report from British law firm Gateley otherwise. According to its of 350 divorce cases, seven out of ten divorces because of disputes over who does what household chores. Twenty per cent of divorces are due to unfaithfulness. Gateley says are the days when the wife all the cooking and cleaning. Dual income marriages now split responsibilities for vacuuming, the dishes and tidying. Gateley couples to who does what before walking down the aisle. A spokeswoman said that, " into a marriage blind could be a recipe for disaster".

Conversely, a study in Norway suggests that couples who household chores are more likely to . Thomas Hansen, co-author of the report 'Equality in the Home,' said the divorce rate among couples who housework equally was 50 per cent higher than for those where women all the work. Mr Hansen said that in Norway women did most of the housework in 70 per cent of marriages, and were "largely happy" to so. An adverse side effect of marital discord is that many families are now "too poor to split up". The U.K. charity Relate said that in many middle-income families, couples together because they can't afford to divorce. Relate says this in a "toxic" home environment.

 


 
 

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