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1.Decide together what needs to be done in home. 2.Share workload fairly, i.e. one who’s better at math does budget, etc. 3.Give up control and let go. If you want your man to do chores, let him do it his way. 4.If you have children, train them to pick up after themselves and increase their chores as they get older
Should a real man do housework? The answer is up to you, but first define a ’real man’. A real man strives to do what’s right. A real man is confident of his masculinity and is not swayed by media stereotypes. A real man is responsible, and takes care of his family’s needs. A real man will do housework, so that his spouse doesn’t burn out. A real man’s wife feels loved, and his children are secure.
For all you men out there who still refuse to do housework, here is some food for thought: It’s new millennium, macho man has been replaced by considerate man. Offering to give kids a bath goes a lot further than flexing your biceps. Showing consideration is new turn on. Try impressing your partner by doing your share around house and leave explosions to James Bond. Figure out how to use that washing machine.
Richmond Acheampong is Editor and Founder of Parent Tree, an online family resource web site. His site promotes family health and balance thru thought provoking articles, products, advice columns and resourceful links. For more information and articles pertaining to family life, visit: http://www.parenttree.com “Healthy Homes and Happy Families”
Richmond Acheampong is the Editor and Founder of Parent Tree, an online family resource web site. His site promotes family health and balance thru thought provoking articles, products, advice columns and resourceful links