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30/07/2016 5:03 AM AEST | Updated 31/07/2016 2:02 PM AEST

The Straight Man's Guide To Washing His Girlfriend's Clothes

Women, show this to the men in your lives.

A 2014 survey from the Bureau of Labor Statistics tells us women spend twice as much time as men caring for and helping household members every day. Fellas. You need to pitch in around the house.

And since the average person is likely to spend 23,214 hours over the course of their lifetime doing laundry, this is an area you should definitely master.

Men: Let’s say your girlfriend leaves a bra over at your place. Would you know how to wash it? How about her swimsuit? You shouldn’t just throw these in with your jeans and send them through the dryer. There are special things you need to know when it comes to washing a woman’s clothes.

Here is your guide: