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Sex and Housework

Reader Mark a href=”http://www.cnn.com/2008/LIVING/personal/06/17/housework.relationships/index.html” emails this article /aabout women saying they are turned on by men doing housework:br /br /blockquoteJen Simmons loves to watch her husband Danny tend to their two little boys, mop the floor or hang a picture. She also finds it sexy.br /br /I am very turned on when he’s doing housework,” says the 36-year-old Camden, Delaware resident, a middle school teacher. br /br /”If there’s a sink full of dirty dishes, he knows I’m going to take care of that before I want to get intimate. If he wasn’t helping with the housework, I would not find that very attractive….br /br /And, says one expert, a more equitable division of household duties may lead to more intimacy in the bedroom.br /br /”When a man does housework, it feels to the woman like an expression of caring and concern, which then physically reduces her stress,” says Joshua Coleman, a San Francisco-area psychologist and author of a href=”http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0312327943?ie=UTF8tag=wwwviolentkicomlinkCode=as2camp=1789creative=9325creativeASIN=0312327943″emThe Lazy Husband: How to Get Men to Do More Parenting and Housework./em/aimg src=”http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wwwviolentkicoml=as2o=1a=0312327943″ width=”1″ height=”1″ border=”0″ alt=”” style=”border:none !important; margin:0px !important;” //blockquotebr /br /Reader Mark points out that the article is quite one-sided–only what women need for intimacy is made known. Mark states:br /br /blockquoteYou know, I would be very turned on by a sweaty woman pushing a lawn mower, digging up that tree stump in the back yard, or fixing that leak in the roof. And, Oh… what a turn on to see your sexy legs extending out from underneath the car while you do the oil change! /blockquotebr /br /I bet there are a number of male readers out there who feel the same way. Where is an article about that?