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ask: I'm getting sore hands from washing the dishes. As this is woman's work how can I can encourage my wife to take a more active part? She's pretty good at ironing and vacuuming so I don't understand why she is opposed to doing this chore as well.

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Rosa Cabrera RN

Dear Anonymous,

If your wife does the vacuuming and ironing, then it is only fair that you continue doing the dishes. Most houses/apartments come with a dishwasher installed. All you have to do is take a trip to the store and get some dishwasher detergent and your problem is solved.

Men who do housework, have happier wives. And like the saying goes: Happy wife, happy life. 

Good luck!

Rosa

December 2, 2012 - 6:43pm
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