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Romance in Marriage

The 7 Secrets of Happily Ever After

5. The Need for Domestic Support


Every romance needs a home. Building that home involves bringing in a steady and sufficient income; making ends meet and saving for the future by using a budget; keeping the house clean, comfortable, and in good repair; maintaining the yard; shopping for necessities; preparing meals; etc. A husband and wife give each other domestic support as they work together to address these needs. They must share the workload so both are able to get needed rest and relaxation.

Domestic: of or pertaining to the home, the household, household affairs, or the

For Women:

Meet your husband’s need for domestic support.

Help your husband meet your need for domestic support.

For Men:

Meet your wife’s need for domestic support.

Help your wife meet your need for domestic support.

3 Responses to “5. The Need for Domestic Support”

  1. Anny says:

    The way this section, and all subsections are written, sound is sexist. Men are not the only bread winners, women do not need to quit their jobs to keep the house clean and men are not usually the ones who want it all clean. I’m disappointed in this article

  2. Stan says:

    You are absolutely right, Anny. The posts reflected traditional roles and not the current reality of modern marriage. I have made some changes to bring them up to date. Let me know what you think.

    • David says:

      Sexist? When push comes to shove, most women want a man who will set the tone and take the lead in the relationship. This doesn’t mean that women aren’t capable.

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