(Closed) How much does your SO do around the house?

posted 6 years ago in Home
  • poll: How much does your SO do around the house?
    Nothing! : (10 votes)
    9 %
    Less than me : (41 votes)
    35 %
    As much as I do : (36 votes)
    31 %
    More than me : (26 votes)
    22 %
    Everything! : (4 votes)
    3 %
  • Post # 3
    2011 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: September 2013

    i do the cooking and clean the bathrooms and kitchen work tops, he does all the washing up, laundry, Mowing and hoovering. i do the DIY!

    Post # 4
    1068 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: January 2013

    He does all the cooking, and he takes the trash out. But that is IT. He NEVER picks up and he NEVER sweeps, mops, cleans anything. It can be infuriating. Sometimes he will put the dishes away if he’s really in a bind.

    Post # 6
    1622 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: September 2011

    My husband only works part time right now, while I work full time.  Our agreement is that as long as he is working fewer hours than me, he will do more housework. He’s not as attentive about it as I would be so I still have to ask him to do specific things every day, but he does whatever I ask him to do.  It works for us.

    Post # 7
    5065 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: April 2014

    I do the cooking, clean the bathroom and kitchen work tops, he does all the washing up, laundry, takes out the rubbish, hoovering and makes the bed.

    Post # 8
    136 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: July 2011

    He does the trash and will help with anything else! I usually do the cooking and cleaning but started a new job a few months ago where i get home a little bit later and have come home to him cooking! Big switch since he NEVER cooked before we were married. If i leave laundray in the washer or dryer he helps with that too. Im glad he’s so helpful because i have all brothers and know how guys can be.

    Post # 9
    640 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2012

    My SO does the garbage, recycling and most of the cooking. We share doing the dishes, but I mostly keep the house clean ( vacuuming and such).

    Post # 10
    923 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: January 2013

    I cook and do most of the major grocery shopping.  He does everything else.  I work full time and he’s a “househusband.”  It rocks!

    Post # 12
    3375 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: October 2011

    Darling Husband is a huge help normally, but not recently.

    He goes to school full time and travels for work all week. His help right now is the extra bacon ($) he’s bringing home (from traveling) and the fact that his Masters will help our family in the future.

    He does all the cooking and grocery shopping, but I do everything else (laundry, dishes, mopping, cleaning bathrooms).

    Post # 13
    533 posts
    Busy bee

    He does more than me. I’m more chilled, get to that in a minute where as he can’t sit still. I’ll have a shower and he has started a load, washed dishes and tidying up. I feel lazy :/

    Edit – he is he cook, slowly teaching me 🙂

    Post # 16
    443 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: May 2014

    We tend to split saturday morning cleaning. I do the kitchen and bedroom, he does the bathroom and living room. Things like dishes and laundry are kind of give and take. whoever has time does it.

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