I wish I lived back in the day when women didn't work

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    I'm actually bitter ( I know what's new right) that it takes two incomes to live a good life.
    I wouldn't mind being a house wife.
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    Find a rich husband and you can still have that life
    Its not impossible, there are still housewives out there today
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    The grass is always greener... I bet you'd get bored pretty quickly.

    Ah, what am I saying. I'm sure you know yourself, and what you'd enjoy, better than I do.
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    Find a wealthy husband. In all honesty for most people during those periods, things were very bad so I don't see why people think they were better times.
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    I'm technically a housewife as I don't work. I study part time but my partner works full time and he pays all the bills. We have a decent enough life- no mortgage (paid off) reasonably newish car, holiday every year... my partner is only a postal worker so doesn't have a massively well paid job and I claim disability benefits so while we do have two incomes technically speaking it's nowhere near what it would be if I was working.
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    But then you wouldn't have the internet to make your awful threads.
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    Ironic that you say I come across like I live in a bubble when you think women were better off prior to the 1960's.
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    (Original post by l'etranger)
    Ironic that you say I come across like I live in a bubble when you think women were better off prior to the 1960's.
    >she thinks her husband would let her go clubbing in 1960
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    (Original post by coupdetat123)
    >she thinks her husband would let her go clubbing in 1960
    Frankly it's perfectly possible for someone to survive and afford a mortgage here so long as they avoid London and the Home Counties and that's ignoring the fact house prices are far worse here relatively speaking than most places. OP needs to grow up.
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    (Original post by l'etranger)
    Ironic that you say I come across like I live in a bubble when you think women were better off prior to the 1960's.
    Get a life and relax.


    Stop taking my threads so literal and serious relax. Go outside have a beer smile.


    I made this thread cuz I had a Poopey long ass day of work.


    I like having my own money however I don't wanna work. Yep real life problems, something u don't know, living in that bubble of yours.
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    (Original post by xobeauty)
    Get a life and relax.


    Stop taking my threads so literal and serious relax. Go outside have a beer smile.


    I made this thread cuz I had a Poopey long ass day of work.


    I like having my own money however I don't wanna work. Yep real life problems, something u don't know, living in that bubble of yours.
    I don't drink alcohol.
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    (Original post by l'etranger)
    I don't drink alcohol.
    Go down to the pub and treat yoself to a J20
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    (Original post by l'etranger)
    Frankly it's perfectly possible for someone to survive and afford a mortgage here so long as they avoid London and the Home Counties and that's ignoring the fact house prices are far worse here relatively speaking than most places. OP needs to grow up.
    This, OP just doesn't want to work.

    Here's to more equality :beer:
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    (Original post by l'etranger)
    I don't drink alcohol.
    Of course.


    Well I can see I give you kicks, probably making your whole day right now...
    So toodles.


    Lol.
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    (Original post by coupdetat123)
    This, OP just doesn't want to work.

    Here's to more equality :beer:
    I've identified as a feminist for years now, but that's because unlike most people I have expectations and standards for women rather than seeing them as little kids who can do whatever they want and get a gold star.

    (Original post by xobeauty)
    Of course.


    Well I can see I give you kicks, probably making your whole day right now...
    So toodles.


    Lol.
    You do slightly.
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    (Original post by MrsSheldonCooper)
    Go down to the pub and treat yoself to a J20
    J20 is alright but I prefer organic fruit juice.
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    (Original post by l'etranger)
    J20 is alright but I prefer organic fruit juice.
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    Feminists reading this be frothing at the mouth.
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    Back in the day women didn't work but were also solely dependant on their husbands meaning when he said jump, she had to jump
    If he wanted them to move to a different country or area, they would move and she would just have to accept it
    If he said don't go anywhere, don't do anything, never see your family again she had to listen. Their biggest fear would be hubby divorcing her for being disobedient
    And most importantly it meant if he wanted to beat her on cheat on her, her only options was to put up with it until she could be lucky enough to find another husband who would support her. And in those days, divorced mothers with several children weren't exactly the type that wealthy bachelors were lining up for.

    Then lets also throw into the mix that back in the day they had no internet, no proper healthcare, no welfare system and no TV. then on top of it all plagues and wars were very rife, people were much poorer back then than now (even if you compared the rich from yesteryear to the rich today) and women were expected to dress, think, talk and behave in a certain way.

    So I don't really know if you'd truly want to live in those days. If you want to be a housewife just say you are envious of the housewives today. at least there are more options for them nowadays. And its not exactly impossible to be a housewife nowadays nor is it impossible to live a good life on just one salary.
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    Don't worry there are plenty men who miss those days too.
 
 
 
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