Poll: Does your partner help around the house?

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    Okay yeah I get you, like

    Yes - He does

    Yes - she does

    Yes - but he thinks he's a hero

    Yes - but she thinks she deserves shoes

    And so and so forth?

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    yeah - that's it

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    Fair enough. Honestly I forgot that there might be any men using the site it wouldn't have occurred to me.

    But I suppose men are parents too

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    Yeas, and so are lesbians!

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    Yeah my DH helps out a bit. He's a hands on Dad so no worries there, but housework he doesnt do except for the dishes.

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    Pretty much never

    I answered "only with plenty of reminding"

    But I can't be bothered reminding most of the time, so I almost might as well have answered never

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    poor guy works a lot and somehow has ended up doing most of the housework lately.. ive been so tired i need a nap every day and my morning sickness has finally kicked in grrr...
    but the only thing he does extremely poorly is cooking.. usually he just cooks pies or something.

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    I voted 'other'. He's willing, but not so competent, lol. And sometimes I do need to remind him to rinse and stack the plates / put his dirty clothes in the laundry basket instead of on the bedroom floor / vacuum more often than once every four months / squeeze the toothpaste from the bottom of the tube, but he feels so bad about forgetting that usually I just bite my tongue and sort it myself. Hmm... maybe he's smarter than I give him credit for.

    Also, he does pretty much all the gardening. So I will just shut up now

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    Mine does help, when I remind him a thousand times and sound like a fishwife in the process. Then he expects to be treated as a God for doing so, and in the process he's made more mess than he's cleaned up!

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    I'm so jealous of those women who said yes... Lol.. Hubby is the 'worker' in the family, and I am the one home with the kids, so he believes it's my 'job' to do everything around the house, as well as everything for the kids. I think the only thing he does is vacuum occasionally on a Saturday if he is not working, because I refuse to do it if he is here .

    I have been both a 'working parent' and a non working parent, and I think being at home with the kids is a lot harder than going to work. But, in saying that, I wouldn't change it for anything. At least I know all the jobs are getting done properly . Who knows, maybe he might help more once baby number 3 arrives...??


 

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