Saturday 16 December 2017

David Robbins: What's the key to a happy marriage? Working batteries

Agony aunts, psychologists and sex therapists have made fortunes diagnosing the ills of the modern marriage. Open marriages, celibate marriages, arranged marriages, polygamous marriages; all have been put forward as the way to lifelong happiness.

Relationship self-help books comprise the biggest growth area in publishing. It's a multi-million euro industry. But today, I am going to offer you the recipe for nuptial harmony for free. It's to do with batteries.

Now, bear with me. I have come to the conclusion, after two marriages and many nights listening to he/she-doesn't-understand-me laments from friends, that the strength of a marriage can be gauged by the state of the various domestic systems in the marital home.

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