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What If She Is A Career Woman, Who'll Do The Laundry?

Have you noticed that most women hardly stay indoors with their family these days?

It's either they are in banking halls or in conference rooms attending management meetings.

Some travel all around while the husband stays home (House hubby).

While this is happening and unavoidably so,who will do the laundry?

I accept the fact that there are several drycleaning outlets all over but can a career woman ever deem it proper to wash her husbands clothes especially if she seems more buoyant financially?

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In ds day & age shld laundry be d deciding factor 4 a womans humility?Haba poster d important thing bout a marriage shld be how d couple relate 2 each other.Even dre rship with dre offspring shld be a result of dre rship.so which one be laundry as a sign of humility?no matter how badly paid u are dres someone in ur neighbourhood dt needs work since oga & madam are in d office 5-6days a week someone can do d laundry 4 dm.as 4 those abroad doing d laundry 2gether can serve as quality time loading d machine working in sync whether @ home or at a laundromat can make u closer.

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what did u say ijapa888? ""if she is bouyant financially"", u 've answered it. if she is bouyant financially then it's either she buys a washing machine and drying machine, employs someone in the house for that, or worst still let the dry cleaners do the job. so it does not really make sense whether she does it herself or not, the most important thing is that she knows that there are laundry to do.

Most importantly, her job should not in anyway affect the well being of her home. such as having time for the kids and husband, which is the most important thing. i really love to be a career woman but when it starts affecting my family well-being i will definitely resign.

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If you marry a woman who is not inclined that way and has a demanding job to boot, why can't you buy her a washing machine or include money for a washer-man in the housekeeping budget?

A career does not necessarily prevent a woman from taking care of her home. I had a very demanding job but I did my house cleaning on Friday evenings (because I like a nice lie-in on Saturday mornings!). I hate washing clothes so we have a washer-man who comes on Saturdays to pick up the laundry, wash, iron and deliver them. The nanny washes the children's clothes and I wash my husband's underwear, shorts, undershirts and socks daily. It was hectic but I was able to cope by managing my time properly. Now I work from home it is so much easier.

But not everyone can work around their schedule especially in a town like Lagos where half the time is spent in traffic.

So give your madam a break and buy her a washing machine. If you are domestically inclined, you can help!!!! My hubby won't lift a finger, but na so I see am. Wetin woman pickin go do?!

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The one with two hands who is available first!

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iya o da sha.

In 2008, people havent heard of a washing machine.

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what's the harm in doing the housework? If the woman is obviously the one making most of the money, or has a more demanding job than the husband, then is it not obvious that you can't have the "typical" marriage? (which is not a bad thing), Why should a wife be expected to work hard outside the home to come back home, NOT to rest, but to continue working at the home?

I feel that Nigerian men and women have been expected to live up to these rigid standards and roles of "wife" and "husband" that no longer apply to every marriage, instead of couples focusing on their own situations, they worry about what a marriage is "supposed" to be like, this ultimately leads to failure on dissatisfaction in marriages.

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If time will permit her to show her humility by washing your clothes, no problem. But if she goes to work mon-sat (making money for your home) and maybe church on sunday, then when is the spare time for such hard labour?

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There is nothing wrong about me being conventional.

I think i like a woman who humbles herself before her man.

I prefer to do the cooking if she can't but it would gladden my heart if she washes my clothes even if just once in a while.

I know where to do laundry but once in a while she should show me love in her humility.

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If she's a career woman, she makes money. We'll take that money and buy a washing machine.

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What is the big deal even if you wash your wife's clothes? i know chauvinists will want to hang me for this view, but think of it dispassionately, what is wrong? absolutely nothing

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Some people like to suffer too much oh

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Washing a man's cloth is not like cooking for him.I have no qualms with her taking the clothes to the laundromart and besides when u marry a woman in that capacity u already know what u're getting urself into,so row ur boat.(Even if it means washing them urself,though nothing wrong with that still)

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The dry-cleaners!

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Abegi.

Trivial issues like this has been the bane of marriage since God knows when!

My sister goes to work while her husband stays at home, he works from home

and goes out sometimes.

Laundry and other mundane activities are left for the help.

why should one waste precious time washing when you have another job.

Give the washerman cloths to wash, its his job!

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Men should learn to look after themselves, or haven't you heard sistas are doin it for themselves.

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