Most couples are less satisfied when the woman earns more

Women are now the main earners in about one in four Australian households. This increase in female "breadwinner" households challenges traditional expectations of men and women and their roles in family life.

When health deteriorates, who does the housework?

Older married women shoulder more housework than their husbands do even when neither of them are in the labor forceā€”and health problems she may have don't change that arrangement unless they are significant.

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