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A 50/50 Partnership

Here are a few ideas to shift the balance of chores in the home:
- Magazine Contributor
1 min read

This story appears in the January 2000 issue of Startups. Subscribe »

  • Independently make lists of all the regular chores, from cooking to cleaning to laundry to mowing the lawn.
  • Merge the lists into one master list.
  • Divide the tasks, negotiating where needed.
  • Post the master list as a reminder of who does what.
  • No one wants to wash windows or do the floors? Hire outside help.
  • Pitch in. If your partner looks tired, help out.