He Offered To Help Her Wash the Dishes After Work So Why Is She Mad at Him?

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A man shared his story of offering to help his wife with the dishes because she was overwhelmed, and she got mad at him. Is he wrong, or is she being unreasonable? Why would such an offer be turned down?

Hard Workers

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The original poster (OP) explained that he and his wife work four days a week. He works twelve-hour shifts, and she works eight-hour shifts. His wife would work more, but she has to pick their daughter up from daycare.

OP leaves before they wake up and sometimes doesn’t come home after their daughter goes to bed.

Recently, their daughter’s daycare provider was ill, so OP’s wife took the week off of work to take care of their daughter. OP worked an extra day to make up for the lost income, and he thought it was all working out fine.

Stressed Out

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OP’s wife seemed stressed out, so OP asked what was wrong. She said she struggles to balance work, caring for their daughter, and keeping the house clean.

OP said that he wanted to help but that they could not afford him to take time off of work or reduce his hours. She said she understands but is overwhelmed, and the chores pile up.

Clean Up After Yourself

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OP told her that 90% of the problems around the house could be fixed if she cleaned up after herself, like putting used silverware in the sink and rinsing the cookware when she’s done using it.

OP said he would happily do the dishes when he got home from work and would put them away afterward, but that he would not go looking around the house for things that needed cleaning.

Not Listening

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OP’s wife said a quiet “okay” before going to take care of their daughter, who had woken up early from her nap. She seemed upset still, so OP told his coworker what happened, and his coworker said he was the jerk in the situation because he didn’t even listen to what his wife wanted. OP, however, thinks he was being perfectly reasonable.

She Went Back Home After Her Husband Chose to SHARE THE BED With His Friend and Asked Her to Sleep on the Floor

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One Reddit user posted in the “Am I the ***hole” group on Reddit, asking whether she was wrong for cutting her vacation short and returning home after her husband asked her to sleep on the floor instead of the bed.

She Went Back Home After Her Husband Chose to SHARE THE BED With His Friend and Asked Her to Sleep on the Floor

They DESTROYED His Skid Loader and Didn’t Pay Him Back Now They Want Him to “Get Over Himself”

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Is he holding a grudge, or does he have a legitimate grievance?

A Reddit user has shared a story about how a 10-year-old grudge has caused a rift between her brother-in-law (BIL) and her family.

They DESTROYED His Skid Loader and Didn’t Pay Him Back Now They Want Him to “Get Over Himself”

Woman STORMS Out of Her Baby Shower After Telling off Her DELUSIONAL In-Laws: Who Is To Blame for the Situation?

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Her in-laws were totally delusional, and she just lost it!

A woman, 27 years old, was expecting her first child with her husband. This child was the first grandchild in the husband’s family. Now, we all know the excitement and adoration that comes with the first grandchild’s arrival.

Unfortunately, it was not all jolly for this woman as her husband’s family couldn’t just accept the gender of the child.

Woman STORMS Out of Her Baby Shower After Telling off Her DELUSIONAL In-Laws: Who Is To Blame for the Situation?

Parking War: The Neighbors Keep Parking in Front of His Grandparent’s Home So He Made the City Put a Handicapped Spot There

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A Reddit user has shared his parking wars story after he got the city to put a handicapped spot in front of his grandparent’s house.

Parking War: The Neighbors Keep Parking in Front of His Grandparent’s Home So He Made the City Put a Handicapped Spot There

She Interrupted Her Husband’s Live Stream and Screamed At Him Live, On-Air After He Abandoned Their Child To Catch Up With His Fans

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A woman posted in the “Am I the ***hole” wanting to know if she was in the wrong for interrupting her husband’s live stream and going off on him after the man abandoned their child.

She Interrupted Her Husband’s Live Stream and Screamed At Him Live, On-Air After He Abandoned Their Child To Catch Up With His Fans

 

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Originally posted 2023-09-19 12:37:55.