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Love, Honor, and Thank

Love, Honor, and Thank

Apr 24, 2011-- If you've ever lived with anyone else --from a spouse to a college roommate --you've probably had conflicts over doing the dishes, the laundry, and countless other household chores. But researchers Jess Alberts and Angela Trethewey have found that a successful relationship doesn't just depend on how partners divide their household chores; it also depends on how they each express gratitude for the work the other one puts in. In this article, they explain how understanding the "economy of gratitude" can help us appreciate the subtle, everyday gifts we receive from our partner -- and make our home a happy one. (14612 reads)

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