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Are dads held to the same standards as moms?

Posted by Anonymous   + Show Post
It seems on here that they are not. If she expects him to help out at all, she is lazy. If she gets no free time and gets pissed that he does, she is a clingy bitch. If she does go out, she is a bad mom. If he is sick and vomitting all over the place, she is cold for not waiting on him (and the kids) hand and foot. If she is sick and still has to work and care for the kids she "is a mom and needs to do it". So on and so on. Why do we hold moms to higher standards then dads when dad helped create the child/ren as well. Now I understand women are amazing and can handle way more then men ;) but why do we just let them get away with these things. Marriage and parenting takes teamwork and both the man and woman should be team players in the match called life. Am I the only one to notice this double standard? What do you think?



Thought of another example I saw on reddit during the cafemom blackout. Dad is a frivolous spender putting the family in a hole so mom should get a job to make up the difference instead of dad controlling his spending.
or if dads half ass it when they help. If mom takes a kid to the store barefoot while its cold or forgets to bathe the child, she is a bad mom. If dad does it, well people are just being picky. Why is it ok for a dad to half ass parenting?
Posted by Anonymous on Nov. 14, 2012 at 9:14 AM
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egbkeb
by on Nov. 26, 2012 at 1:19 AM
I know! Cuz ya know.. They did so much work in bringing the baby into this world.. They deserve to be left alone when they screw up..

Quoting Anonymous:

Wtf? And what is sad is yes this is "just cafemom" but this is what the general public thinks. Smdh



Quoting egbkeb:

It's women hating other women on cafemom.. But I'm helplessly addicted to it. Lol I agree with you OP. I had a post and got picked on hard core for wanting DF (unemployed mind you) to get up with our two kids one morning. Smh.
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