Marital Expectations

I’d been married for about a month and a half when my husband told me that I needed to start “taking on more wifely duties.”   WTF?!?!? “Excuse me?”  I asked, and then went on.  “You married me.  I’m the same person I was two months ago.” I found it absurd that the man I’d lived with for three years thought that I should suddenly morph into a five-star chef and meticulous housekeeper after the vows left my lips.  Turns out, it’s not so bizarre.  It should be, of course… but it’s not. For some reason, many people assume their partner […]

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