Why Is It So Hard to Get Men to Do the Dishes?

Some dads even teach their sons to feign incompetence to avoid household chores.

Darcy Reeder
Fearless She Wrote
Published in
4 min readNov 27, 2019

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Two smiling young adults in a fancy kitchen. One, probably a woman, is grinding pepper onto a salad.
Photo by Jason Briscoe on Unsplash

“Just do a bad job cleaning the kitchen one time, and your wife will never ask you to do it again.”

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Darcy Reeder
Fearless She Wrote

Empathy for the win! Published in Gen, Human Parts, Heated, Tenderly —Feminism, Sexuality, Veganism, Anti-Racism, Parenting. She/They