When the Chicken Doesn't Cross the Road: A Tale of Exhaustion, Expectations, and a Missing Dinner 🍗

Diply Social Team
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We've all been there - it's been a long, grueling day at work and all you want is to come home, kick off your shoes, and enjoy a nice, home-cooked meal. But what happens when the one person you're relying on to help make that dream a reality drops the ball? Or in this case, fails to bring home the chicken? This is a story of a couple, both tired from their demanding jobs, who find themselves in a heated debate over a simple task that turned into a domestic drama. 🍗🛒💔

The Extra Workload 📚

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A Simple Request 📲

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The Forgotten Chicken 🍗

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The Fallout 💔

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The Counter-Argument 👣

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The Final Word 🗣️

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The Miscommunication 📱

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The Aftermath 🏠

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The Chicken Conundrum: A Roast of Miscommunication and Unmet Expectations 🍗💔

In a world where both partners are working long hours, communication can often fall by the wayside. This tale of a missing chicken dinner is a perfect example. Despite her long hours, she had a plan for dinner - a simple roasted chicken from the store. All he had to do was pick it up on his way home. But when she arrived home to an empty fridge and a hungry stomach, tensions flared. He argued he was too tired, she argued it was a simple task. The result? A late-night takeaway order and a simmering domestic dispute. Who was right? Who was wrong? Let's see what the internet has to say about this chicken conflict... 🍗💔🤔

NTA: Exhausted OP takes on all the dinner responsibilities, husband slacks off.

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NTA. Hypocrite accuses OP of acting like a toddler, expects mommy role. 😱

scrappy8350 | scrappy8350

Expecting her to cook dinner after her long day? Total dick move! 😑

Plantmom-wineaunt | Plantmom-wineaunt

NTA. Stress, exhaustion, and a belittling partner - not a good combo 😕

culturallydivided | culturallydivided

Unfair division of labor and belittlement in a partnership 😢

squirrelsareevil2479 | squirrelsareevil2479

NTA: Partner expected dinner after not helping, compared jobs unfairly 😑

RollingKatamari | RollingKatamari

NTA: Frustrated by partner's failure to communicate and get chicken 😭

Super_Discussion7161 | Super_Discussion7161

"NTA. He should have just said so and ordered takeout." 🙅

cillianellis | cillianellis

LMFAO! NTA toddler expects magical kitchen fairy, not teamwork! 😂

OilSeeYouL8er | OilSeeYouL8er

NTA: Communication is key! Don't let gender roles define responsibilities. 👍

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"Exposing the Myth: Desk Jobs are Mentally Exhausting Too!" 🙌

ThinkingRose | ThinkingRose

NTA for not going to the store, but AH for no backup plan 😷

lamamaloca | lamamaloca

Rude and inconsiderate coworker assumes desk job is easy 😠

Hazeru1001 | Hazeru1001

NTA: Take care of yourself and let him handle dinner 👍

Prior_Lobster_5240 | Prior_Lobster_5240

NTA: Take a cooking strike! 🍗🚫 Your hubby needs a lesson!

AlexGroningen | AlexGroningen

NTA: Exhausted partner refuses to help and belittles your job 😠

Nancy2421 | Nancy2421

Different default ideas about kitchen duties causing exhaustion and tension. 😱

PurpleWomat | PurpleWomat

NTA. Lack of communication led to a hangry, chicken-less disaster. 😩

dart1126 | dart1126

Playing mommy to an overgrown toddler? Not the a**hole! 😂

la_selena | la_selena

NTA. Desk jobs are exhausting too! He needs a reality check 🤬

princessbbdee | princessbbdee

NTA. Split work plan rejected. Mommy will take care? 😱

Just_here2020 | Just_here2020

👩‍🍳 Take charge! Make him cook and apologize for his behavior.

FoodBabyBaby | FoodBabyBaby

NTA. Taking on all the emotional labor of dinner planning.

Lorelei7772 | Lorelei7772

Mental exhaustion is just as draining as physical labor 😷

Doc_Zuess | Doc_Zuess

NTA: Springing a last-minute change of plans and expecting you to do all the work is a major a**hole move. 🍕

kellthehuman | kellthehuman

"NTA. You both work hard, but he left you with all the work. 🤷‍♀️"

No_Proposal7628 | No_Proposal7628

Equal responsibility for food. NTA. 👍

barbaramillicent | barbaramillicent

Husband underestimates wife's work, expects psychic powers. Marriage troubles? 🤷‍♀️

LustForALostBoy | LustForALostBoy

Ex relatable comment about audacious exes. 😂

munchkinita0105 | munchkinita0105

Office vs. Field: A Tale of Exhaustion and Misunderstanding 🤷‍♀️

stitcherfromnevada | stitcherfromnevada

Partner agrees to work, fails to deliver, and belittles you. 😱

cogitaveritas | cogitaveritas

Mental exhaustion is just as real as physical exhaustion. 😴

nomad_l17 | nomad_l17

Hungry and disappointed: when plans fall through and dinner disappears 😭

chrystalight | chrystalight

Lazy husband fails to buy chicken and expects wife to cook 😒

thicklover | thicklover

NTA: Lack of communication led to a hangry dinner dispute 😳

BarracudaGullible | BarracudaGullible

NTA. Understanding each other's work struggles is key 👍

AnxiousAudience82 | AnxiousAudience82

Did he agree to pick up the chicken? Find out! 🤔

Throwaway51276 | Throwaway51276

"Passive-aggressive dinner plans: when assumptions lead to hangry arguments."

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Savage comeback! Serving audacity for dinner, no reservations needed. 🤪

Sexy_Giraffes_9808 | Sexy_Giraffes_9808

NTA. Office jobs can be exhausting too! Spreadsheet fatigue 💻

Wise-Imagination-932 | Wise-Imagination-932

Husband's chicken promise turns into a takeout blame game 😳

Bunnawhat13 | Bunnawhat13

NTA: Misunderstood partner discounts OP's job, refuses to pick up chicken 🐔

0drag | 0drag

NTA: Husband's lack of effort at home causing frustration and exhaustion 😳

PerkyPeppercorn | PerkyPeppercorn

NTA- A tired partner who expects you to cook? Not cool! 😡

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Ex-husband's laziness leads to divorce. NTA for leaving him.

HerBlondeness | HerBlondeness

Tired is tired, but was he too lazy for dinner? 🤔

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"Desk work can be hard too! Don't dismiss it 🙅🏼"

SandrineSmiles | SandrineSmiles

NTA. He didn't pick up the chicken and expected you to cook 😱

mfruitfly | mfruitfly

Dating deja vu: OP's longer work hours lead to relationship fallout 💔

saltyllamacorn | saltyllamacorn

No a-hole here. A refreshing take on crossing roads. 😊

TheDoNothings | TheDoNothings

"Physically demanding" vs "behind a desk" jobs: both equally exhausting! 😳

Ladygytha | Ladygytha

Not the a**hole. Share your story of dinner dilemmas! 🍗

Sunshine_Jules | Sunshine_Jules

NTA. Communication is key! 🗝️

UsefulCauliflower3 | UsefulCauliflower3

Savage comeback shuts down belittling partner. NTA wins this round! 😎

BDThrills | BDThrills

NTA. Communication is key! Don't underestimate the mental toll of desk jobs. 🙌

ConsistentCheesecake | ConsistentCheesecake

NTA. Poor communication and immaturity. Not a good teammate.

tomoyopop | tomoyopop

NTA, he wanted a home-cooked meal instead of chicken salad 🤪

ChewableRobots | ChewableRobots

NTA. Manual work is physically tiring, office work is mentally exhausting.

bigpapastu | bigpapastu

Angry coworker calls out OP for not doing their job 😡

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👍 NTA: Exhausted partner expects dinner, disrespecting your boundaries. 🍽️

Responsible-Seat1082 | Responsible-Seat1082

Mental exhaustion matters too! Discriminating a**hole vs. not the a**hole.

domingerique | domingerique

NTA. Communication is key! 🗝️

GodzillaSuit | GodzillaSuit

Men being useless partners? NTA. Let's discuss societal expectations. 🙏

purekittyluv | purekittyluv

Husband's failure to communicate and deliver dinner sparks frustration 😠

SigSauerPower320 | SigSauerPower320

Engaging comment: NTA. Your partner's lazy solution is toddler-level 🤦‍♀️

Yellowsunflowerlover | Yellowsunflowerlover

Taking charge of dinner: NTA, but why the double standards?

iFiNiTysCr3eCh | iFiNiTysCr3eCh

NTA. He forgot to get dinner and needs to help.

merrydragon412 | merrydragon412

NTA. Treat yourself to a delicious dinner and forget him! 😋

headalettuce5 | headalettuce5

No a**hole here. Share your perspective on the chicken's decision! 😊

jessieeeeeeee | jessieeeeeeee

Are you his maid??? Not the a**hole 😂

Shirochan404 | Shirochan404

Convenient Click List saves the day with sushi and sundries 😋

Baby-cabbages | Baby-cabbages

Quick breakfast tips for a chaotic life! 😊

shiny__happy__people | shiny__happy__people

"NTA. He didn't do what he promised, insulted you, and acted like a baby. Have a conversation or reconsider the relationship."

bettytomatoes | bettytomatoes

NTA- Communication is key to avoid dinner disappointments! 📱

InfamousFail7 | InfamousFail7

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