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:
- The hardest part about being married: 'Different points of view'
- 49% use incentives to get their spouses to do things
- 48% have sex when they're not in the mood "to earn good will"
- 83% have sex when they're not in the mood "to make their partners happy"
- 40% of men say they do more than half the housework
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James Pressley, writing in Bloomberg.com says Spousonomics is “a geeky guide to finding marital bliss through economics” and that the book is ”…grounded in solid research, makes economics entertaining, and might just save a marriage or two.” Check out the full … Continue reading