Kelly - posted on 07/26/2012 ( 6 moms have responded )
So here is the story. Both me and my partner worked full time. I am now on leave as we have just had another baby (two in total, 3years and 6weeks). He was helping out a lot in the first 4 weeks (he had two weeks off when she was first born), making dinners, helping our 3 year old with toilet training, etc. Now all of a sudden he comes home, straight onto the computer, tv or ps3 and asks what I'm making for dinner. We both do our share in cooking, but am I being unreasonable to ask him/expect him to do more? He doesn't normally clean or do dishes and never does the washing. He says that he works 8 hours a day so why should he have to come home and cook and clean when I'm at home all day and I can do it. I don't think that's fair at all just because I'm home all day doesn't mean I always have time to do all the housework and shouldn't we be working as a team anyways? We fight about it almost every day and he just won't listen to what I have to say. How can I make him see this from my point of view? Or am I just being unreasonable?