Madelyn, you must really enjoy washing dishes if you feel no gratitude for your husband washing them. If you feel like your marriage is struggling, or even failing, there is hope. I have been married for 35 years. Love lost is Lost Love — partners just need to learn to live with it. Spending 20 minutes connecting with your partner and listening to her talk can help her feel appreciated. Love her better and love her more. That being said, the biggest thing is you just need to talk about it.
Peter, somewhat good advice but its nuanced. I have been married 15 years and that is an expectation and goal we both have set. High-quality romantic relationships are associated with higher commitment in early adulthood,  and are positively associated with social competence. Neurobiologist Robert Sapolsky constructed a reproductive spectrum with opposite poles being tournament species , in which males compete fiercely for reproductive privileges with females, and pair bond arrangements, in which a male and female will bond for life.
To believe love is just a numbers game would leave the bravest of us questioning, why even play? People who met 20, 25 or 30 years ago were more likely to mention co-workers," he says, and people who met in the past 10 years "were less likely to mention co-workers. Even after several years of marriage she can still stun me. The main difference I can see between this model and the previous one is a series of threaded holes set at numerous points around the outer cage.
Women generally tend to victimize themselves here more than men. It is worth the effort and investment. You need both traits. Who writes these kind of articles? I do vacuuming, dishes, rub her back and all the good things but to no avail. Hold and squeeze our hand.