Wife's Genius Strategy to Make Couch Potato Husband Help Around the House 🛋️🥔🏠

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Ever felt like you're the only one doing chores while your partner just lounges around? 😤 Meet our 32-year-old heroine, stuck in a similar situation with her 36-year-old husband. Despite both of them working part-time, she found herself shouldering all the household chores while her husband enjoyed his free time. But instead of letting frustration consume her, she came up with a brilliant plan. 😏 Let's dive into her ingenious strategy.

The Couch Potato Husband 🥔🛋️

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The Unbalanced Workload 😓

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The Ignored Pleas 😔

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The Ingenious Plan! 😏

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The Wife Turns Gamer 🎮

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The Slow Realization 😲

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Plan Successful! 🎉

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The Apology and Change 🙏

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The Friend's Criticism 😒

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The Final Word 🎤

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The Couch Potato Transformation: A Tale of Triumph! 🎉

Our heroine, tired of being the only one managing the household, decided to give her husband a taste of his own medicine. She swapped her broom for a game controller, leaving the chores to pile up. It took a lack of clean underwear for her husband to finally notice and start doing his share. Her strategy worked, leading to an apology and a change in behavior. But not everyone agreed with her methods. A friend criticized her for being harsh on her husband, who suffers from a mental disability. But our heroine stood her ground, reminding everyone that she too battles mental health issues. So, what's the internet's take on this? Let's find out! 😏

NTA, husband's dissociation makes it difficult for him to help.

hello_friendss | hello_friendss

Friend's opinion irrelevant in your marriage. NTA. 👍

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NTA. Proving disability is a non-issue for chores. 👏

RedoubtableSouth | RedoubtableSouth

NTA for finding a solution without fighting! Disabilities vary.

chubby-wench | chubby-wench

Engaging strategy helps husband with dissociation understand and apologize 🙏

hightecrebel | hightecrebel

"NTA. Going on 'strike' actually worked for you. 👏"

ccl1986 | ccl1986

NTA. Inspiring others with disabilities to function in the real world.

midner1116 | midner1116

NTA: Motivating a lazy spouse to help around the house 🛋️🥔🏠

spoonfullofrage | spoonfullofrage

OP's dismissive attitude towards husband's disability raises concerns among commenters.

ulvok_coven | ulvok_coven

NTA: Your friend might want to do the chores instead! 😉

bistars98 | bistars98

Genius strategy teaches husband a lesson and improves household chores. 🙌

Gen7lemanCaller | Gen7lemanCaller

Take charge and divide chores with a genius chores list! 💪🏻

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Genius strategy to get lazy husband to help around house 🛋️🥔🏠

cluelessclod | cluelessclod

Empowered wife sets boundaries, demands partnership from lazy husband 💪

yesnoiknow | yesnoiknow

👏 NTA! Wife's genius strategy to motivate lazy husband to help around the house 🏠

ThatMater | ThatMater

Terrifying disassociation experiences, but don't disregard mental illness. YTA.

fadedblossoms | fadedblossoms

Empowering a partner to balance health and responsibilities 🙌

SeePerspectives | SeePerspectives

Engaging caption: Commenter calls out OP for mistreating disabled husband

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Disability claim for zoning out? 🤔 Op's explanation sparks debate.

Molenium | Molenium

Reflect on feedback and grow, don't be abelist towards others. 👍

MusketeersPlus2 | MusketeersPlus2

Open and honest communication is key for a harmonious household 💛

2queer2hippie4u | 2queer2hippie4u

"NTA You should have done it years ago." - Finally, justice!

iluvcats17 | iluvcats17

NTA- Inspiring strategy to motivate an ungrateful partner 💪

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Commenter questions OP's attitude, but agrees with the outcome.

dududu333 | dududu333

Unwilling husband finally gets called out by his wife. NTA 👏

MsRenee2020 | MsRenee2020

Marriage requires teamwork, otherwise it's a fading relationship 👫

Lagaven777 | Lagaven777

Engaging approach to motivate spouse with mental illness to help 🎯

Yojildo | Yojildo

Debate over being an ableist a**hole sparks fiery discussion 💥

badhmorrigan | badhmorrigan

Friend suggests medical condition as reason for husband's zoning out

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NTA. Genius strategy to change responses to a grown a** man.

lovebeinganasshole | lovebeinganasshole

NTA. Disability doesn't mean they can't do anything 🙏

ChuckGreenwald | ChuckGreenwald

Therapist's genius strategy helps partner contribute around the house! 🙌

Aggrosaurus2042 | Aggrosaurus2042

Empathy and understanding for a husband with ADHD. 👏

lady0rthetiger | lady0rthetiger

Empowering spouses to take responsibility for household chores. NTA.

Curly_Shoe | Curly_Shoe

Genius idea! Use a chore chart to motivate your husband 🛋️👨‍🍳🏠

likeuncoolpod | likeuncoolpod

NTA: Wife's clever strategy helps husband understand her intentions 😊

Musoyamma | Musoyamma

NTA, tried communicating, then tried another approach with more communication.

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"NTA. Good job!" - Supportive comment on wife's genius strategy 👏

sassyfontaine | sassyfontaine

Supportive advice on motivating spouse to help with household chores 👍

mostly_mild | mostly_mild

Supportive comment shuts down nosy friend. Positive vibes all around! ✌️

densebread97 | densebread97

NTA. Strikes can be effective in motivating lazy partners 🚶

swvagirl | swvagirl

Genius strategy! NTA, it worked like a charm 😎

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Taking responsibility for mental illness and relationships. 🙏

megansandre | megansandre

Carrot didn't work, so she used the stick. NTA! 👏

mrp2611 | mrp2611

Impressed by wife's strategy to motivate lazy husband 😎

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Empowering partners to take responsibility for household chores. 💪

Alert-Strength8652 | Alert-Strength8652

NTA - A loving and understanding partnership, supporting each other ❤️

khalithos | khalithos

Supportive comment acknowledges husband's growth and offers insight on mental health.

pessb | pessb

Not the a**hole for finding a genius strategy! 😍

Eshiah88 | Eshiah88

Husband's feelings matter! Communication is key for a successful strategy.

frankydie69 | frankydie69

Disabled person shares why wife is not the a**hole 🙏

chronicchrisy | chronicchrisy

Supportive comment acknowledges disability and promotes understanding. 👍

knitlikeaboss | knitlikeaboss

Hubby's apology and effort shows growth and understanding. 👏

DaniMarie44 | DaniMarie44

NTA but communication and understanding are key to resolving issues 👍

HungryRobotics | HungryRobotics

Understanding the nuances of mental illness and judgmental attitudes. 👁

Arr0w_root | Arr0w_root

Equal housework expectations for couples. NTA, both contribute equally. 👭👭

lezwitch | lezwitch

Great communication leads to a successful household partnership! 👍

Alseids | Alseids

NTA. Both dealing with mental health, communication is key 💋

Sparrowsfly | Sparrowsfly

Depression and dissociation can affect relationships, even with good intentions

cthbinxx | cthbinxx

Assertive wife proves a point, friend's opinion unwelcome 🙌

therealub | therealub

Genius wife gets lazy husband to help around the house 🛋️🥔🏠

3bluerose | 3bluerose

Not the a**hole. Let's hear the genius strategy!

TheTarotLifeCoach | TheTarotLifeCoach

NTA! You brilliantly proved your point and made him understand 🙌

Relee_Sythuril | Relee_Sythuril

Teaching a lesson to a lazy husband, friend gets called out

manderifffic | manderifffic

NTA. Husband took hint, apologized, and resolved issue. Friends irrelevant.

MatazaNz | MatazaNz

Genius strategy to make lazy husband help around the house 😄

Dana07620 | Dana07620

NTA: Husband apologized and now helps around the house 🙌

BannerTortoise | BannerTortoise

Overcoming PTSD to handle household chores, NTA! 🙏

hoggyhog22 | hoggyhog22

NTA, depression doesn't excuse laziness. I do housework despite it.

markdmac | markdmac

NTA. Don't listen to that friend, save your marriage! 🙏

SashaAvacado | SashaAvacado

Empowering women: NTA comment supports gender equality in household chores

ashes_caribbean | ashes_caribbean

NTA! Wife's genius strategy helps husband realize his capabilities. 😎

toonifr | toonifr

NTA, husband learns valuable lesson through wife's genius strategy! 🛋️🥔🏠

Flutterbee543 | Flutterbee543

NTA: Clever strategy for getting lazy partners to help out! 🛋️🥔🏠

martinigirl2004 | martinigirl2004

NTA, get him off the couch and onto cleaning duty! 🚴🏻

RexIsAMiiCostume | RexIsAMiiCostume

NTA. Husband apologizes and friend isn't as good as you think.

NJ2CAthrowaway | NJ2CAthrowaway

NTA. Conflict resolved with creative solution, home happier 🙌

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Clever move! Got his attention, now give him a chance. 👍

AltruisticBox8 | AltruisticBox8

Turning the tables on an unempathetic husband. NTA 🙌

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NTA. Fair division of household chores. Mutual support in tasks.

jesssongbird | jesssongbird

Wife's genius strategy to make husband help: NTA, not mom

dinosaurs_elephants | dinosaurs_elephants

NTA: Empowering response to unfair gender roles in household chores 💪

bathoryblue | bathoryblue

NTA. Husband needs to step up. A+ management. 🙌

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ESH, Wife frustrated with lazy husband, but mindful of disability.

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