Stirring The Pot – 1950’s Style

The Armed Christian

This image from a British newspaper (link) has been making the rounds and stirring the pot on FezBook for a few weeks:

You should be able to click on it and embiggen it but here it is in a nutshell:

It is (supposedly) an extract from a 1950’s text book on “how to look after your husband” and includes recommendations like:

  • Have dinner ready
  • Make yourself look good
  • Clean up the house and the kids
  • Reduce noise levels
  • Make him comfortable
  • Listen to him
  • Don’t greet him with complaints

An awful lot of women and some men spent an awful lot of time taking potshots at this article and exclaiming how “they would never do anything like this” or “how horrible these suggestions were.” The reactions actually made me a little sad and defensive but I wasn’t really sure why. So, I stayed out of the conversations.


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Author: Lisa the Infidel

I am an #Infidel - born and bred North Carolina.

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