Switching Of The Household Chores Double Standard

Click To Read
Side 2
Side 1 says...
My wife always complains I never do some of her chores for her. She wants me to clean the toilets, vacuum, and scrub down the showers.

So I offered...if she would mow the lawn, wash the cars, and paint the fence. She said "those are man chores." C'mon. That's a complete double standard. If I'm willing to do hers, she might as well try mine. She says what I want her to do is too hard.

But I offered...
Added by lawnmowerMAN (male)
Side 2 says...
Here's a list of his chores: wash cars, cut grass, paint when needed, and trim shrubs.

Here's a list of MY chores: cook daily, vacuum, clean floors, clean bathrooms (sinks, floors, tubs, toilets), wash clothes, iron clothes that I wash, buy groceries, watch the kids, run errands, and dust.

His might be a little harder but they certainly aren't daily and he hardly has as many. An yes, they are man's chores. I don't think him running the sweeper equals me cutting the grass. I just think he should take a few AWAY from me!
Added by houseWOMAN (female)
Voting Has Ended
  • Rafael Morales Toia
    I have extensive training and expertise in clinical, counseling, transpersonal/integral psychology and coaching. I provide support to those willing to work on themselves… $2.75/minute
  • Arundhati Dutta
    MSW (NYU)
    Unhappy? Confused? Depressed? Jealous? Angry at your partner? Tired of being misunderstood? Whatever your relationship issues I can help you address them! $2.99/minute
  • View More Experts