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Who wears the pants

Who makes the final decisions in your house, gives the yay or neigh on things? Or are things equal?

For us there are certain things DH takes care of and certain things I take care of.


Asked by yesmaam at 1:52 PM on Jul. 12, 2011 in Relationships

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Answers (10)
  • We each have a leg in the pants.

    Answer by pookiekins34 at 1:53 PM on Jul. 12, 2011

  • I agree with pookie, we each have a leg in there.....

    Answer by older at 1:54 PM on Jul. 12, 2011

  • lol very nicely said :) pookiekins

    Comment by yesmaam (original poster) at 1:54 PM on Jul. 12, 2011

  • We each have our own areas of "expertise".

    I do a lot more consulting with DH than he does with me but that's because he does most of our banking and bill paying.


    Answer by UpSheRises at 1:55 PM on Jul. 12, 2011

  • Equal mostly! If I really want it a certain way though I will have the final say but that is rare! LOL

    Answer by momavanessa at 2:08 PM on Jul. 12, 2011

  • depends, on the situaton, I think we equally wear the pants in the household!

    Answer by Sillylins at 2:13 PM on Jul. 12, 2011

  • It depends, for big decisions we work together.

    Answer by scout_mom at 2:14 PM on Jul. 12, 2011

  • We are basically equal. All major decisions and parenting decisions are discussed and mutually agreed upon. I would have the final say in financial decisions because I am much better in that arena, but so far I have never had to use my ultimate veto power; this, too, was something we agreed upon.

    Answer by AngelicaDem at 2:15 PM on Jul. 12, 2011

  • I can and only will speak for myself/my husband and our marriage.

    Somethings I get the final say.. Somethings he does. However, I would not say that we are "equals". It's impossible to be complete and total equals in a marriage. One gives sometimes, the other gives at others. That's not really equality, it's more of a balancing act in regards to when/who is doing the giving and who isn't.

    Answer by pixie_trix at 2:41 PM on Jul. 12, 2011

  • I guess the key is that each person puts in 100% :) Thanks ladies, have a nice afternoon.

    Comment by yesmaam (original poster) at 3:18 PM on Jul. 12, 2011