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who decides dinner?

Posted by Anonymous   + Show Post
I'm a SAHM to three and expecting our 4th in approx 5 weeks. My dh works long hours outdoors so I get that he's exhausted and wants dinner on the table when he gets home. I TRY to do this for him however, he doesn't work a set schedule so he doesn't come home at the same time every evening...though I usually aim for about 5pm. I usually plan and have dinner made or get it delivered by this time every weeknight but on the weekends I EXPECT his input. He doesn't work weekends and he usually has his own opinions about what he wants or doesn't want.
Am I supposed to plan, cook, serve and clean up EVERY NIGHT?
Posted by Anonymous on May. 19, 2013 at 3:55 PM
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zeenah
by Zarah on May. 19, 2013 at 4:05 PM

I do it all except his days off he occasionally makes things he likes.

-"In a mirror we find a reflection of our appearance, but in heart we find reflection of our souls"



BlessedChaos
by on May. 19, 2013 at 4:05 PM
My husband works an unpredictable schedule. I decide every meal. I either do the crockpot or dinner prep and he calls an hr before he gets home so dinner is ready.
Snapdragon88
by Platinum Member on May. 19, 2013 at 4:05 PM
Well Dh is making spinach dip and chicken Alfredo tonight... that was his choice. When I cook I decide, unless he's just craving something.
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nocalmegan
by Ruby Member on May. 19, 2013 at 4:05 PM
"Am I supposed to plan, cook, serve and clean up EVERY NIGHT?"

Um yes you're a sahm, kind of your job lol. It's not that hard. I do it every night.
I decide because I cook. Dh cant boil water. Lol
SpiritedWitch
by Froggie on May. 19, 2013 at 4:05 PM
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I offer options but I make the ultimate decision and take care of everything. I frown at people messing around in my kitchen. 

armywifey26
by Krissy on May. 19, 2013 at 4:06 PM
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nocalmegan
by Ruby Member on May. 19, 2013 at 4:06 PM
That's what dh does too if he's working a weird schedule


Quoting BlessedChaos:

My husband works an unpredictable schedule. I decide every meal. I either do the crockpot or dinner prep and he calls an hr before he gets home so dinner is ready.

LAXmom21
by Ruby Member on May. 19, 2013 at 4:07 PM
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So freaking true

Quoting armywifey26:

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xboybrksgrlx
by on May. 19, 2013 at 4:08 PM
I do! I ask for his input but all decisions are left to me. EVERYTHING!
LAXmom21
by Ruby Member on May. 19, 2013 at 4:09 PM
When I was home I cooked most nights and we usually ate out 2 nights. Everyone helped clean up.
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