Book Four of Fifty Shades of Grey should open with Christian Grey holding a dust cloth. That’s a universal turn-on for any woman, isn’t it? A guy, who without urging, picks up a broom and utters those three little words, “How can I help?” Now that makes my heart flutter. The reason working women today are complaining they can’t have it all is because obviously their husbands aren’t doing their half.
I blame Madison Avenue for brainwashing the American public with their sexist commercials. In every ad who’s washing the toilet? The woman. Who’s having fun washing the car and playing with a hose in the driveway? The man. Who’s knocking herself out cleaning and cooking? The woman. Who’s playing cowboy in the yard killing weeds with squirter that looks like a gun? The man. At the heart of the battle of the sexes is the battle over whose job it is to wash the toilet.
How to Housebreak the Average American Male
1. Don’t be a little elf, magically cleaning while he’s not there. ALWAYS vacuum right under his nose. He’ll feel guilty, appreciate you more and someday ask if he can help.
- 2. If he offers to wash the dishes, don’t tell him how to wash the dishes. Men hate that. Look away if you have to. If he breaks the dishwasher, let it go. Eventually he’ll learn.
- 3. Thank him profusely for his help. Why? Men still unconsciously think housework is your job and they’re doing you a favor. Whatever. Would it kill you to fake it a little? It won’t be the first time. Gush. Gush with all your might, “Honey the floor looks fantastic! What did you do? Our rug looks brand-new! Thank soo much!’’ Works every time.
Got any bright ideas, girlfriends? Let me know…
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