On my phone, so short and simple.

Doing dishes has nothing to do with her request, unless you truly hate it. If you want to do the dishes, do them. If you want to do some laundry, do it. If these things don't make you miserable to do, it at least keeps you busy while she deals with her funk, and can open up time for UA.

"You don't have to do that..."

"Thank you, dear. I'm doing it because I want/like to."

"An expert is a person who has made all the mistakes that can be made in a very narrow field." - Niels Bohr

"Smart people believe weird things because they are skilled at defending beliefs they arrived at for non-smart reasons." - Michael Shermer

"Fair speech may hide a foul heart." - Samwise Gamgee LOTR