THIS is the Bad Place on Twitter:
This is a meta-study of 18 studies, which show that women become unhappier with marriage faster than men. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22059843
Women initiate the vast majority of divorces in the U.S. – 70% in 1995, according to this 2000 paper. https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract
The statistic that sticks with me: per a 2009 study in the journal Cancer, 21% of women got abandoned by their husbands while sick. Just 3% of men. Control group was 12% divorce rate. Cancer made husbands more likely to GTFO, women more likely to stay.
Here’s some Pew Research data on chores put into a chart by Today’s Parent: https://www.todaysparent.com/modern-marriage-till-chores-do-us-part/ …
And doing the memory work of a family, which is also societally tagged as feminine, is a lot of work in itself, but not one socially recognized as work.