9 New Ways To Make Your Relationship Work

Had a fight? Count to 10 before changing your Facebook status. New world, new rules to make love work now.

By Elise Nersesian-Sol

March 18, 2011 12:00 PM
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Outsource Housework

Mopping and scrubbing are necessary in any household, but get this: Husbands do fewer chores than live-in boyfriends. Sociologists surmise that social norms are more defined in marriage than in dating relationships. If dirty dishes cause tension, cut back spending each week so you can hire a cleaning service, then use the newfound time you have for something fun.
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