Racing to Build Ikea Furniture is a Guaranteed Relationship Destroyer

By Andrew Liszewski on at

Need a quick way out of a relationship? The folks at Buzzfeed have come up with the most perfect weapon of mass destruction for marriages, friendships, and even family ties. It simply requires a pair of couples to go head-to-head in a race that has them assembling a single piece of Ikea furniture.

Putting together a Billy bookcase or an Expedit is already the perfect acid test for the stability of a relationship, even when the couple has all night to do it. But when they're pitted against a couple of competitors racing to get their Borgsjö desk built first, you've got the makings of a relationship apocalypse—and in the end it will be up to the lawyer to decide how the four horsemen get split up in the divorce. [Buzzfeed via Neatorama]