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The Tres Riches Heures of Enid Waldholtz
Tags:book of hours, tres rich heures, limbourg brothers, illumination, illuminations, life, lives, housewife, housewives, wife, wives, husband, husbands, sofa, sofas, mundane, life, lives, neglect, spouse, spouses, spousal, neglected housewife, neglected housewives, husband, husbands, inattentive husband, inattentive husbands
"I'll have a nice day when I get damn good and ready."
"Here's the deal, Kim. I pick up eggs and butter, but no dry cleaning."
Tags:broker, brokers, marriage, married life, husband, husbands, shopping, men, man, negotiate, negotiating, negotiation, negotiation skills, call, calls, wife, wives, groceries, grocery, home, housewife, grocery shopping, metropolitan, metropolitan life, urban life, urban, seedy, sleazy, businessman, businessmen, never off the clock, workaholic, work a holic, work-a-holic, work addiction, exec, execs, deal, deals, art of the deal, wheeler dealer, movie, movies, film, films, chores, chore, relationship, relationship building, relationships
"I don't understand why he'd rather howl at the moon than be with me."
Tags:relationship, relationships, wolf, wolves, dog, dogs, canines, canine, priorities, priority, hobby, hobbies, wife, husband, partner, spouse, fiancee, boyfriend, problem, problems, chat, chatting, animals, ignored, ignoring, neglected, housewife, housewives, inattentive, preoccupied, preoccupation, preoccupations, howl, howls, howling, howl at the moon, howling at the moon, hurtful, self-esteem, therapy, therapist, therapists
"My Chilean monkey flower is just sitting there doing nothing."
Tags:plants, plant, houseplant, houseplants, flower, flowers, horticulture, horticulturalist, horticulturalists, monkey flower, monkey flowers, chilean monkey flower, chilean monkey flowers, hanging plant, hanging plants, complaint, complaints, home life, housewife, housewives, homemaker, homemakers, wife, wives, everyday life, gardening, gardener, garden, gardens
"The surprising thing is that Flaubert, who was a man, actually got it."
Tags:madame bovary, flaubert, gustave flaubert, banal, banality, escape, escapes, escaping, provincial, provincial life, mundane, mundanity, suburb, suburbs, suburban, unhappy, dissatisfied, housewife, housewives, affair, emma roualt, charles bovary, dissatisfied, dissatisfaction, inattentive husband, inattentive husbands, spouse, spouses, affairs, cheat, cheats, adulterer, adulterers
Tags:doll, dolls, toy, toys, tea set, tea sets, play pretend, playing pretend, playing house, play, playing, afternoon tea, tea party, tea parties, husband, husbands, house wife, house wives, housewife, housewives, house husbands, house husband, househusband, househusbands, dad, dads, father, fathers, parent, parents, parenthood, parenting, tv show, tv shows, television show, television shows
"Why don't you just say it? You think I do nothing all day."
Tags:animal, animals, talking animal, talking animals, talking pet, talking pets, pet, pets, pet owner, pet owners, talking dog, talking dogs, dog, dogs, canine, canines, dog owner, dog owners, housewife, housewives, nothing, do nothing, relationship, relationships, relationship issues, relationship problems, marriage, marriages, married life, couple, couples, husband, husbands, wife, wives, spouse, spouses, argument, arguments, arguing, fight, fights, fighting, conflict, conflicts
A mother drives a mini-van full of kids; her bumper sticker reads "I'd rather be working".
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'You don't have to run away, dear. I will.'
" 'Sack Rome!' That's your answer to everything!"
"I know this is going to sound completely crazy and off the wall - but do you, by any chance, know how to iron?"
Tags:relationship, relationships, marriage, married, husband, husbands, wife, wives, spouse, spouses, couple, couples, men, man, woman, women, boyfriend, boyfriends, girlfriends, date, dates, dating, hookup, hookups, iron, ironing, housework, chore, chores, housewife, housewives, feminism, feminist, feminists
"I ate all the wrong things today."
"It could be up to a week, but we do have loaners."
'Ronald!! You're home early - uh, this isn't what it looks like!'
Chet Blows Another Sale.
"I'm tired of this full-time job. I want a part-time job."
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"Well, good evening ,Mrs. Roosevelt."
Tags:family, families, family meal, family meals, 1940s family, role reversal, reversing gender roles, gender roles, house husband, housewife, womens movement, women in the workforce, female workers, sexist attitudes, old fashioned attitudes feminism, antifeminism, vintage cartoon, vintage cartoons, vintage, 1940s, roosevelt, eleanor roosevelt
The Imperfect Hostess
Tags:host, hosts, hosting, hostess, hostesses, rude, rudeness, impolite, impoliteness, gender expectation, gender expectations, social expectation, social expectations, societal expectation, societal expectations, dinner party, dinner parties, party, parties, partying, name, names, forgetful, forgetting names, cook, cooks, cooking, homemaker, homemakers, homemaking, housewife, housewives, patriarchy, patriarchal, patriarchal norm, patriarchal norms, feminist, feminists, feminism
When in Rome...
Tags:suburbs, suburb, suburban, etiquette, housewives, housewife, folding, napkin, napkins, when in rome do as the romans do, when in rome, boring, bored, infuriating, infuriates, posh, fancy, pretentious, pretentiousness, comic strip, comic strips, comic-strip, comic-strips, dinner parties, dinner, manner, manners, job, jobs, occupation, busy, hobby, hobbies, middle class, middle-class
"You don't mind being referred to as a stay-at-home with crazy amounts of help, do you?"
'Eddy! Can you check that recall list on the toy website again to see if this swing is included?'
Bad Housekeeping: The Magazine For Women Who Couldn't Care Less
Tags:housekeeping, housekeeper, housekeepers, housewife, housewives, married life, gender role, gender roles, gender stereotype, magazine, magazines, magazine article, magazine articles, cleaning, cleaner, cleaners, houseplant, houseplants, dustball, dustballs, dust ball, dust balls, gender politics, reading material