One of the most delightful, clever and helpful books about marriage I’ve ever seen.- Elizabeth Gilbert, author of Eat, Pray, Love and CommittedThe book is grounded in solid research, makes economics entertaining, and might just save a marriage or two.- Bloomberg NewsA convincing and creative case for how the dismal science can help reconcile marital disputes.- Washington PostThe more you think about it, the more it makes perfect sense.- Sunday TimesPractical, compelling, and often hilarious...The minute I finished the book, I started to experiment on my husband.- Gretchen Rubin, author of The Happiness Project
Results From Our SurveyWhat we heard from the more than 1,100 people who took our Exhaustive, Groundbreaking and Very Expensive Marriage Survey:
- 45% have sex when they're not in the mood because their spouse "deserves it"
- 77% agree with the statement, "The amount of sex diminishes over time"
- 53% keep arguing even after they start repeating themselves
- The hardest part about being married: 'Negotiating different goals'
- 46% are less affectionate than they once were
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Last night, Spousonomics was named the best relationship book by the Books for a Better Life Award. The event was at the Times Center, Anne Patchett was there, and we won! An award! People read all these awesome books and picked ours. Thrilled would be an understatement. Continue reading
A Guide to Favorable Currency Exchange in Relationships Finding Surplus in a Deficit Relationship A Guide for Partners to Reduce Costs and Increase Benefits A Guide to Increasing Your Bond and Your Lover’s Yield A Treasury of Advice for the … Continue reading