The War of the Sofas: Tips for Successfully Buying Furniture with a Spouse
Men and women often approach furniture buying with different goals. Learn how to work it out.
It is the best of times, it is the worst of times...the excitement of adding new furniture of your home is often tempered by the act of the purchase itself, especially when it comes to making joint decisions about what goes into your home.
Without making too many generalizations, men and women often approach furniture buying with different goals. Women tend to think about how a piece will fit in with the rest of the decor and where it will go in the space. Men tend to focus more on the particular merits of an individual piece (does it look cool, is it comfortable, is the price a good deal) and not how it can integrate into an overall design plan.
The keys to harmonious furniture shopping are simple, when you visit a furniture store or shop for furniture online.