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The Perils of Having a Perfect Mate

Presents an excerpt of the article 'Crosstalk,' from 'Psychology Today' dated March 1983.

Lots of wives would say that Bettina Koch of Lubbenau, East Germany, was alucky woman. Her hushand, Fritz, not only took care of the couple's baby son, but he did all of the cleaning, washing, ironing, shopping, and cooking.

Yet, according to a British newspaper, Mrs. Koch has divorced this paragon. Why? Because, she told the divorce court, he made her feel useless.

--from "Crosstalk, " March 1983.