Nat S Ford (natf) wrote,
Nat S Ford

Shakesville: Domestic Work is Real Work

My partner and I divide domestic chores. We also verbally acknowledge that household work is real work by giving due appreciation: “what a nice clean kitchen”, he’ll say. Or I will say, “Hey—the kitchen looks great!” But I don’t say, “Thank you for cleaning the kitchen”, because it’s just too close to what I still feel—“Thank you for cleaning the kitchen for me”.

Shakesville: Domestic Work is Real Work
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