Career Woman Battles Husband Over Babysitting Duties: Who's Right? 😲

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In the world of parenting, conflict often arises when both parents have demanding careers. This is the story of a 35-year-old woman who recently switched industries and now works full time. She and her husband, a 36-year-old man working for his parents, used to alternate looking after their 1-year-old daughter. But with the career switch, our heroine suggested hiring a nanny or arranging for an extra day of childcare. Her husband dismissed the idea, promising to 'figure something out.' But what he figured out was far from what she expected. 😮👶💼

Career Change Sparks Childcare Crisis 🔄👶

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Nanny or Childcare? The Debate Begins 🤔

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Husband's Plan: Work from Home = Babysit at Home? 🏠👶

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'Work from Home' Doesn't Mean 'Babysit at Home' 💻👶

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Husband's Demand Sparks Argument 🗣️💥

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Career Woman Stands Her Ground 💪💼

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Husband Furious, Accuses Wife of Not Compromising 😡

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The Final Word: Career Woman vs Family Business 🏢👪

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Career Woman vs Family Business: Who's Right? 🤷‍♀️

In a world where work-from-home is the new normal, our career woman finds herself in a tug-of-war with her husband over childcare duties. She insists that working from home doesn't equate to babysitting while working, a concept her husband, who works for his parents, seems to struggle with. She's standing her ground, refusing to jeopardize her new job and insisting that he find a solution to the childcare issue he dismissed earlier. Now, let's delve into what the internet thinks about this domestic stand-off. Are you team Career Woman or team Family Business? 🤔💼👪

NTA. Husband's refusal to help with childcare due to his mother's preference is disrespectful and unfair. Hold the line and insist on a fair resolution. 😲

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NTA, husband's mother has veto power over childcare decisions? 😲

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Husband's mommy issues causing conflict over babysitting duties? 🤦‍♀️

RonitSarangi | RonitSarangi

Career woman sets boundaries, husband learns childcare is his responsibility 🙌

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Curious about mother's role in childcare, husband takes her advice.

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NTA. Husband not taking your career seriously. Arrange childcare ASAP! 😲

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ESH. Both parents need to communicate and plan childcare together. 🚤

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NTA. Hold him accountable for his promises. 👍

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Equal parenting and professional duties. NTA! 👏

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NTA: Husband needs to step up and share emotional labor. 👏

exhauta | exhauta

NTA: Career woman stands up to husband's disrespectful babysitting demands. 😲

killingmequickly | killingmequickly

Whose opinion matters more: MIL's or yours? 🤔

dck133 | dck133

NTA battles husband's mommy over babysitting duties. Awkward threesome accusation!

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NTA. Demanding gender equality threatens some men's view of females. 👏

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ESH: Childcare battle between parents, neglecting child's needs. 😲

dreamwithinadream93 | dreamwithinadream93

🔥 ESH: Stop arguing & deal with the baby like adults!

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"ESH - Time machine regrets and childcare dilemmas. No winners here."

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"Husband doesn't recognize the lack of compromise. Here's my solution!"

MrsFannyBertram | MrsFannyBertram

NTA: Living by MIL's rules? Bigger problems than babysitting!

Saberise | Saberise

Husband refuses compromise, now it's time for consequences. 😲

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Career woman stands up to husband's unfair childcare expectations. 💪

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ESH. Husband's broken promise leads to childcare conflict. 😔

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Petty and immature couple battles over babysitting duties. Get therapy! 😲

AndrewWaldron | AndrewWaldron

Husband's plan backfires, now he has to fix his mistake. 😲

BoredAgain0410 | BoredAgain0410

Parents battle over babysitting duties: ESH. Find a solution together. 😲

MrCutchaguy | MrCutchaguy

ESH: Both should've planned childcare, but he's not wrong either. 😲

MelodicScream | MelodicScream

NTA. Husband prioritizes mother's opinion over wife's career. Take charge!

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NTA. Frustrated career woman takes on unfair childcare responsibilities. 😲

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NTA prioritizes career, husband undervalues her work. Inconsiderate. 😠

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NTA, you shut him down and showed him you're serious. 💪

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Commenter suggests husband should learn that women work, too. NTA 👍

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NTA: Prioritize your new job to avoid financial hardships! 😲

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"Career woman battles husband over babysitting duties: NTA, no compromise!"

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Demand for employed moms to provide childcare is unfair. 😲

SnappyCapricorn | SnappyCapricorn

Engaging caption: ESH - MIL shouldn't dictate, husband should communicate better! 😲

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NTA. His parents, his problem. You do you, career woman! 💪

ConsistentCheesecake | ConsistentCheesecake

Putting work first? NTA! 💪 Making money for your kid's upkeep.

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A messy situation, but who's in the wrong? 😲

Big_Speed_2963 | Big_Speed_2963

Everyone sucks here in the battle of babysitting duties! 🤬

acienne | acienne

Career woman asserts herself in childcare dispute with husband. 💪

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Husband blames wife for his laziness. 😲

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NTA: Stand your ground and demand a fair compromise! 💪

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WFH with a toddler: Safety concerns and work productivity clash 😲

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Working parents clash over babysitting duties. Who should compromise? 😲

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NTA: Husband's mother should take care of the baby 😂

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Parenting never stops! The struggle of juggling work and kids 😲

Canyonbreeze81 | Canyonbreeze81

Career woman stands up for herself against husband's unfair expectations. 💪

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NTA. Let his mother handle the childcare duties then. 😲


NTA: Husband created problem, let him solve it. No rescuing!

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Career woman stands up for herself and her job. NTA 👏

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Husband's mom calling the shots? 🤔 Who's really in charge?

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NTA: Husband not respecting wife's new job, lacks empathy. 😲

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"NTA. Husband needs to get a qualified childcare provider. 👨‍🎓"

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NTA: Your career should not be compromised by his mistakes. 😲

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"I love you" - Support for a frustrated career woman. 🙏

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Career woman defends herself against husband's lack of understanding. NTA 👏

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Mother-in-law should help with babysitting on Mondays 🤷‍♀️

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Hire a nanny, MIL's opinion doesn't matter! 😲

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Career woman asserts her right to not be an a**hole

Talithathinks | Talithathinks

Equal commitments, compromise misunderstood. Babysitter: the middle ground. 💪

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