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The Rules of Love, 2nd Edition by Richard Templar

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RULE 50

Share the workload

You have to treat your partner fairly in a relationship or you haven’t got an equal relationship. If you love them, this is one of the most basic ways to show it. And regardless of your background, education and culture, the only fair thing is for both of you to put an equal amount of time and effort into running your lives.

In other words, no lounging about with your feet up when you get in from work while your partner gets the dinner ready. No lie-ins every morning while they get up with the kids. You should both put in the same amount of work. That means if you both get up together in the morning, no one stops work until everything is done and then you both stop at once. So if you get in from work and your partner ...

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