I nearly highlighted all of this ❤️ I’m not a fan of these silly gender roles. My husband bakes cakes and is always in charge of breakfast at our house. I’ve been the breadwinner for the majority of our marriage and for a short time he even stayed home with our kids while completeting an advanced degree.
Culture is a huge factor as we are Americans living in a fairly liberal area. However, my mom was a housewife. The pressure for me to conform to similar marital roles was huge…but ultimately I wanted a partner who could be a partner in everything.
I think everyone needs to intentionally throw the stereotypes and expectations out the window and decide what works best for them and their relationship. Sometimes that means more “traditional roles” and as long as that’s agreed upon and there is no building resentment, that’s okay too!