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Families row just half an hour into car journeys

The first family row happens just 33 minutes into the average car journey, a new study has revealed. Researchers found that what music to listen to, who wins a game and the snacks on offer mean more than half of family car journeys feature at least one row. And the first crossed word is said [...]


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Seven squabbles for couples over Christmas – who cooks tops the list

The average couple will have seven squabbles or arguments over Christmas, according to new research – with working out who to visit on Christmas Day and deciding how much to spend on each other and the kids are the topics most likely to spark a row. Other causes for festive friction are deciding who cooks [...]


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Heated debate – temperature sparks most household arguments between couples during winter

The temperature of the house sparks more arguments between couples during winter than any other subject, a new study has shown. The research revealed more than four in ten couples constantly bicker over the temperature of their home, with women complaining it’s too cold while men moan about the cost of fuel bills. In the [...]


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House’mates’- girls make the best housemates (despite being BY FAR the most argumentative)

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It’s official- it’s the girls that make the best housemates. A study of 2,000 house sharing Brits found that girls narrowly edge the vote when it comes to making home-life heavenly. However, a massive 42% think that girls are the most argumentative- only 6% thought it was guys that stir up trouble. The study also [...]


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A ‘Merry’ Christmas- the biggest holiday fall-outs

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Working out where to spend Christmas Day, choosing which family to visit and deciding how much money to spend on one another are the topics most likely to spark a festive argument, research has revealed. The study of 2,000 Brits found the driving factors that are most likely to cause friction at the holidays, with [...]


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The top 20 arguments for House’mates’

Leaving washing-up in the sink, pinching food and not paying their share of the bills have been named as the most common rows between housemates, research has revealed. A study of 2,000 people who share a home with friends or housemates revealed the top 20 biggest complaints spurred by living with friends and strangers – [...]


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Back on the market- couples can’t bear shopping together

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One in two adults can’t bear shopping with their other half, research has revealed. A study found disagreements over spending and friction over time spent making decisions mean one in three of us will do all we can to shop alone. Around one in six of the 2,000 adults polled admitted their relationship has ended [...]


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Bedtime Brawling- Brits battle over their side of the bed

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It’s been decided- women have the final say over who sleeps on which side of the bed. Research carried out among 2,000 adults also found that half of people fail to sleep properly if they don’t sleep on the correct side of the bed. As a result, one in ten couples have blazing rows about [...]


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Profile of the Modern Family- 3 mobiles, 3 laptops, and five hours of TV a day

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The average modern family now own 3 mobiles and 3 PCs or laptops between them, research has revealed. The findings emerged in a study of 2000 families, and revealed that technology has a huge impact, with 6 devices spread across the average four-person family. It also emerged that every day, families watch five hours and [...]


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Profile of the Modern Family- five hours of TV and three hours of quality time

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The average modern family enjoys five hours of television and three hours of quality time together each day but argues on five occasions – usually over what to watch, a study has revealed. Researchers found the typical family now has two children, owns a blue Ford and spends £81.92 a week on food shopping. They [...]


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