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"
- The hardest part about being married: 'Different points of view'
- 76% disagreed with the statement, "The amount of sex should diminish over time"
- 51% talk to their friends about their own sex lives
- 15% point out that their friends' spouses are better
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- confirmation bias
- free time
- game theory
- loss aversion
- market noise
- moral hazard
- trade offs
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My husband and I recently bought a house and are renovating it with the help of our cousin/friend/architect Talia Braude. I’ve learned that a good architect is also a good marriage counselor. Every decision, from the doors to the lighting fixture, … Continue reading