2008年3月17日星期一

The Benefits for Men Doing the Housework



According to a recent report that are released by the Council on Contemporary Families suggests the payoff for men doing more chores could be more sex.

The report summarizes several recent studies on family dynamics and provides a point that “In the USA, men's absolute and proportionate contributions to household tasks increased substantially over the past three decades, substantially lessening the burden on women.” This report quote Coltrane’s research in 2000 says that women will have perceptions of fairness and better marital satisfaction, if husband do more of the housework. And it will decline marital conflict for the couple.

"More couples are sharing family tasks than ever before, and the movement toward sharing has been especially significant for full-time dual-earner couples," the report says. "Men and women may not be fully equal yet, but the rules of the game have been profoundly and irreversibly changed."

Joshua Coleman, a San Francisco-area psychologist says that equitable sharing of housework is associated with higher levels of marital satisfaction -- and sometimes more sex too!

Souce: http://www.contemporaryfamilies.org/subtemplate.php?t=briefingPapers&ext=menshousework

It sounds reasonable, if husband who do more housework can raise the relationship of couple and sex life. But I am not sure whether this rule is suitable for Taiwan or not. The equality of men and women is accepted in the Western, but most Eastern families agree that women have to do the housework. But it seems to have a little change in recent years.

I think that Feminism and the concept of fairness between men and women are accepted gradually in the Eastern are critical factors that change the relationship between men and women. Furthermore, modern women have the ability to live dependently will be another important factor. Maybe, in the future, it is normal for couple sharing all hosework in the world.

For me, it is a very interesting news, because I always do the housework in my home. In fact, I am not always willing to do these chores, but just want to decline my mom’s burden. After understanding the benefits of doing housework, I think I will do more housework after marriage to help my marital satisfaction.
This website provides some useful skills that persuade men to do housework.
http://www.libertytimes.com.tw/2005/new/jan/4/life/family-1.htm

2 則留言:

Yuhsiuwriting 提到...

Hello Eli

Well done!
You are able to find some information on the web and relate it to your own thinking and life.

Some suggestions:

According to a recent report that are released by the Council on Contemporary Families suggests the payoff for men doing more chores could be more sex.

-->According to a recent report that is...

or
-->a recent report released ...
-->delete 'suggests'
According to XXX (the source), YYY (the facts or opinions)...


The equality of men and women is accepted in the Western, but most Eastern families agree that women have to do the housework.
-->in the western world
-->eastern
--> check when to use the capital W, and when to keep the small case w: >http://dictionary.cambridge.org/define.asp?key=89999&dict=CALD




I think that Feminism and the concept of fairness between men and women are accepted gradually in the Eastern are critical factors that change the relationship between men and women.
-->in the eastern countries

Furthermore, modern women have the ability to live dependently will be another important factor.
-->live independently. It will be...


Maybe, in the future, it is normal for couple sharing all hosework in the world.
-->couples

For me, it is a very interesting news, because I always do the housework in my home.
--> a very interesting piece of news
(news is uncountable)

匿名 提到...

continuously i used to read smaller posts that also clear their motive,
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