I fix his plate too!
I was at a gathering once and my husband asked me if I could fix him a plate. I said yes and got up to do so (plus, I was starving). As I rose, someone said to me, “you fix his plate? He can’t fix his own plate?”
I was a little taken aback and also a bit thrown off by her disgusted tone. I wasn’t sure what the big deal was and then I realized. Oh yes, a woman that fixes her man’s plate is non-empowered, non-independent woman, right? Because a woman that fixes her man’s plate is a servant, being taken advantage of, and has set society back by doing the task of a 1950’s housewife, right?
So, you want to know what my answer to this?
Yes, I surely do. Often. I cook him dinner, do laundry, I fold his clothes, and clean the bathrooms, the bedrooms, I vacuum…
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