Why do women hate to do a woman's work? Like cooking and cleaning?
Maybe it's because so many people see it as "woman's work" that there's often absolutely no recognition for doing it, and often reprimands when it's not done regardless of how much time the male members of the household had to do it compared to the female members. For me, I hated to do cooking and cleaning with my first husband because I was working full-time as well as raising my son and being expected to keep the house, and he spent so much time yelling at me for the things I wasn't able to get done he could have done it twice over himself. On the other hand, I enjoy doing housework with my current husband because he never gets upset if I don't do it, and he's never felt that it's automatically my job. I do it because I want him to be able to come home and relax after work, and I know that if I don't do it then he'll do it. I also rarely ever cook now, but only because my husband enjoys it and is a gourmet chef. With my first husband, I knew that if I did get to it he'd find something else to complain about, and if I didn't he'd complain about that...either way, there was no motivation and so it tended to get bumped to the bottom of my priority list. After all, I signed on as a wife, not domestic staff.
Thanks a lot Steve, just asked my wife this question, now I'm in the doghouse and sleeping on the couch.
surf traveler hahahaha, love it, I was hoping for some humor here!
Women are known to be difficult creatures who may balk at keeping up on their household duties. Often, this is due to insufficient guidance and training, and requires a man to take charge and remedy the situation. read more
Ha Ha Ha! This is great! I have to say I was raised this way. I woman was supposed to take care the home while a man was supposed to take care of the business. But I do have my own version. I like to work but taking care of the home is still my territory. However I wouldn't do it for a man who doesn't respect or appreciate me. Got to respect your woman.
I agree that if EITHER partner doesn't work outside the home, they should be the ones taking care of the home. However, these days women usually work outside the home, so the household chores should be split. It's only fair. If a woman is working outside the home and doing all the cleaning, then what's the use of a man? Now that's the real question that ticks off women. What are men good for? http://manhattanmoldremoval.com
I just wrote a hub similar to this topic. It depends on the woman, their views, and beliefs! Some women just simply don't enjoy it...just like some men don't enjoy it and some do. It's a personal preference...But yes...the fact that you refer to it as 'womens work,' is a bit off-putting to most of us. Men are just as capable of these duties as women, and our society has progressed to a point where BOTH genders should and are expected to contribute in those manners.
it's repetitive, boring, mind-numbing stuff. i can always find something more interesting to do.
my husband and i both work outside the home, though he makes more money. i cook. he cleans. we shop together. we each do our own laundry. i get away with this because he's madly in love and as i put it - a little whacko. i appreciate him for freeing me to be writing on hubpages instead of scrubbing the tub. he appreciates me for never complaining, but it's easy as i have nothing to complain about.
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by RichusFridum 6 years ago
I meet a lot of women who consider this insulting or at least an outdated way of thinking but why is it so wrong?
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by matherese 8 years ago
In some cultures cooking is for women only do you agree with that?
by Denise Handlon 6 years ago
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