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    Sparked by the dating thread, how do you all handle household duties (cleaning/cooking/mowing/taking garbage out/etc.)? Obviously those of us who are still single have all the fun to ourselves, but how do those of you with significant others handle things?



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    Re: Household Duties

    Quote Originally Posted by IcSyU View Post
    Sparked by the dating thread, how do you all handle household duties (cleaning/cooking/mowing/taking garbage out/etc.)? Obviously those of us who are still single have all the fun to ourselves, but how do those of you with significant others handle things?
    Her - dishes, laundry, dusting, vaccuming, general order
    Me - killing bugs and drinking beer.
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    My wife and I broke it up so we each have our own jobs. That way if you do somebody else's job for them it's doing something nice. I really recommend that over just trying to tackle things as they come because ultimately people will have different tolerances for messiness. For example I can live in what my wife considers to be abject filth.

    Basically my jobs are floors (vacuuming, srubbing tile), all the outdoor stuff, bathrooms, and laundry. My wife does the dishes and dusts. This time of year I do everything because she's a CPA and busy enough as it is.



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    Re: Household Duties

    Quote Originally Posted by GeronimusClone View Post
    Her - dishes, laundry, dusting, vaccuming, general order
    Me - killing bugs and drinking beer.
    Mrs. GeronimusClone is very blessed
    She makes you kill bugs, you're getting screwed in that deal.


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    Re: Household Duties

    I do all the cooking, she cleans up after meals.

    She does laundry, I do all yard work (we both tend the veggie garden)

    she definitely cleans more than me, but that's only because I'm okay with a messier environment than her.

    I try to drink more beer, but that's only to be more like GeronimousClone.


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    Quote Originally Posted by cmoneyr View Post
    She makes you kill bugs, you're getting screwed in that deal.
    She'd do that too but it makes me feel more manly.


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    Quote Originally Posted by GeronimusClone View Post
    She'd do that too but it makes me feel more manly.
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    Re: Household Duties

    Quote Originally Posted by dosry5 View Post
    I do all the cooking, she cleans up after meals.

    She does laundry, I do all yard work (we both tend the veggie garden)

    she definitely cleans more than me, but that's only because I'm okay with a messier environment than her.

    I try to drink more beer, but that's only to be more like GeronimousClone.
    Pretty similar here but I do the laundry because I actually like doing it... I rarely do any cleaning, I have convinced my wife that I dont have the capability to see dirt or messes...



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    Re: Household Duties

    Me: cooking, laundry, taking out garbage
    Her: dishes, clean up, pick up


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    Re: Household Duties

    Me: Everything
    Her: I dunno, she's slacking off somewhere. Whenever I find a wife she'll owe me a couple of years worth of chores...


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    Re: Household Duties

    I cook, I clean the kitchen, and take kids to activities.
    She does the laundry and looks hot.



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    Re: Household Duties

    Quote Originally Posted by cmoneyr View Post
    She makes you kill bugs, you're getting screwed in that deal.
    Quote Originally Posted by GeronimusClone View Post
    She'd do that too but it makes me feel more manly.
    I thought this thread was making a strong detour here for a second with Geronimus telling us he is always on top...of things.


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    Re: Household Duties

    Him: cooking, yardwork, snow removal, cleaning any bathroom he touches
    Me: cleanup after meals, dishes, laundry, vacuuming, kitty litter duty

    We tend to share most of the other cleaning around the house.

    I think it works out pretty well.



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