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I Believe In Traditional Roles Within Marriage

A group for those that believe the male should be the leader of the family and the head of the household while still realizing the importance of the f 896 People

    I Love My Life

    I love my role. I know exactly what is expected of me in our marriage. There is no fighting or bickering, if I fail to do something I am suppose to do my husband will point it out and I will rectify it immediately. I stay home with our children, that is my job. I don't get to sit...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Mar 30, 2012

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    25 Years Of Marriage

    I have been waiting for him to step up and take the lead. I am tired and frustrated and he is clueless.
    Solelyme Solelyme 46-50, F 2 Responses Jan 11, 2013

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    Are You Kidding Me

    you all actually want to be pushed around by your husbands? you can do anything you want to but you just let him tell you what to do thats crazy. I would never want anyone to tell me what to do exspecially not a stupid guy. I will never get married for that reason.
    Fireredrose Fireredrose 18-21, F 25 Responses Jun 14, 2012

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    I Believe

    That if men and women were truly made to be equal, then we would not need each other. If a woman can do everything a man can do and vice versa, where would we be? Having heterosexual relationships or relationships in general other than procreation would be null and void...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Sep 3, 2012

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    First time poster so cute me a break ok.

    The thing is I've come to learn that, though we as a people fight our design, are you ready, there are gender roles. Yes I said it. I think this is why marriage has suffered. Spoiler alert! I'm going to refer to the bible. So much to say, but where to start? Men need God...
    thepurposeislove thepurposeislove 26-30, M 5 Responses May 18

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    The Newtown, Connecticut Shooter: The Conversation You Won’t See Anywhere Else

    From Fathers and Families | PO Box 270760 | Boston, MA 02127http://www.fathersandfamilies.org/ The Newtown, Connecticut Shooter: The Conversation You Won’t See Anywhere Else Ned Holstein, MS, MD Founder & Chairman of the Board Ned Holstein, MS, MD Founder & Chairman of...
    DozerDan DozerDan 66-70, M Dec 20, 2012

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    A News Article On House Chores

    This is just a news article on house work that is running in my country, I think it provides a insightful approach and is encouraging to us women doing the housework that it is important to take note that we are appreciated and our husbands and it is for me a little morale...
    hhue hhue 26-30, F 7 Responses Sep 27, 2012

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    Preparing Our Daughter

    Our eldest step daughter struggles at school and is counting down the days to when she leaves. She does try hard at school but can't put things across when it comes to written exams. She has shared with me some of her thoughts and said she wants to be a mummy herself when she is...
    jopearsonuk jopearsonuk 31-35, F 10 Responses Feb 4, 2013

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    Last Day Of Work

    Today was my last day at work. We're getting married in August, and I'm now a stay-at-home "wife". I'm very excited about my new role at home where I belong. I definitely can't wait to be His wife!
    cwred523 cwred523 31-35, F 5 Responses May 4, 2012

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    Soon To Be A Mrs.!

    My man proposed last night at dinner, kneeling on one knee and slipping my beautiful ring on my finger. Everyone in the restaurant clapped! In June, I'll be vowing to "love, honor and obey" and then I'll happily settle into the only career I ever want, a traditional, old...
    MrsAshleyR MrsAshleyR 18-21, F 8 Responses Jan 21, 2013

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    Married...divorced...married Again Only Happy Now

    100 Years ago.........Ok maybe it wasn't that long ago. My husband and I hated each other. I was being strong and independent. I took total care of the kids, worked up to 3 jobs at a time. Got them all cell phones so they could call me at any time, and took them to a sitter if I...
    JennaR JennaR 46-50, F 10 Responses Sep 14, 2012

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    Couldn't Of Said It Better Myself.

    Just a little piece from one of my favorite authors.  The following is from the book, Happy Housewives, by Darla Shine.  The luxury that our mothers had as girls was that they knew that even though they would go to college, most likely their main goal was to meet a man who...
    traditionalwifeanjul traditionalwifeanjul 36-40 7 Responses Sep 1, 2011

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    I can't tell you how shocked

    and surprised I am to encounter so many people online now that I've started researching it who have lived out years or decades of their life in D/s relationships, familiar with the concepts and language, etcetera when I myself was completely oblivious that submissive women even...
    Ajushi Ajushi 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 14, 2013

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    Mras/Anti-feminists Views On Marriage, Family, And Traditional Roles:

    While many MRAs/anti-feminists claim that feminism doesn't support traditional marriages, and wants to destroy families and eliminate marriages from our culture, they are in fact the ones who are promoting this, and not feminists. Almost all of the feminists here on EP, are...
    bluelady1021 bluelady1021 41-45, F 2 Responses Nov 4, 2013

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    Adam Lanza Is A Feminist Success Story.

    Adam Lanza grew up in a Single Mother family. None of the media I've heard has mentioned whatever became of his father. Over 80% of violent criminals in our prisons grew up in single mother homes. Almost all gang members grew up in single mother homes. Most of the...
    DozerDan DozerDan 66-70, M Dec 17, 2012

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    I Love Gay Marriage

    i'm also into women's rights. did i forget i believe in evolution? :o and i think there's nothing wrong with girls thinking another girl is cute. and there's nothing wrong with boys having crushes on boys. and i also see nothing wrong with a woman being just as dominent as a...
    osnapitzari osnapitzari 18-21, F 10 Responses May 4, 2013

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    What I Want For Myself...

    ...isn't necessarily what is best for everyone, but when I am married I kind of want to stay at home or have a small job (teacher's aide, part time). I have very traditional values on marriage, but I realize it isn't for everyone. Still, I want nothing more than to be a housewife...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 7, 2012

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    SweetMae SweetMae 56-60, F 3 Responses Jan 11

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    Raising A Family The Traditional Way

    When I wed my lovely husband he told me how he wanted his children to be raised and said I must fully support him which I do. Some people have said we are old fashioned, others have fully supported us. DH comes from a very traditional family and he wants this to continue. He...
    jopearsonuk jopearsonuk 31-35, F 6 Responses Dec 16, 2012

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    Me Too

    The husband goes to work or to war, and the wife is homemaker and mother.
    yfronts36 yfronts36 41-45, M 1 Response Nov 30, 2012

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    Side By Side

    My husband is the head of the house, but we do walk side by side in the journey of marriage.
    Mrskatearch Mrskatearch 31-35, F 4 Responses Jul 20, 2013

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    howtobecomearealestateagent howtobecomearealestateagent 41-45, M 1 Response Jun 27

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    Ok, There I've Said It.... I Do.....

    I believe in traditional roles within marriage, the ideal of one half being the HOH (head of house to the uninitiated!!), of them having the final say, being the ultimate decision maker, and in some cases, disciplinarian, if you believe in moderate DD lifestyle like I do.  But I...
    lostlittlefirefly lostlittlefirefly 36-40, F May 20, 2012

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    The Man Of The House

    My husband and I have always been traditional in our roles. I am the woman and he is the man. I am the wife and mother. I will work outside of the house if it nessecary for our family, he is the main bread winner and decision maker. It has worked for us and our family for the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Jul 2, 2012

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    The Old Days

    Every so often I hear ladies saying they were born in the wrong time. They wish they had been born 300, or100 years ago or even 50 years before they were. Not me.  I don't think I would have been nearly as competent then.Number one reason.  I mess with stuff, and I forget...
    JennaR JennaR 46-50, F 12 Responses Apr 12, 2013

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    Educating Our Daughter On Traditional Marriage

    Over the last few months hubby and I have been educating our eldest DD about traditional marriage. We are a christian family so have references to the bible. She has openly said she wants "parts" of a traditional marriage. She struggles at school but does try very hard. She is...
    jopearsonuk jopearsonuk 31-35, F 16 Responses Mar 19, 2013

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    Traditional Wife

    I just got engaged tonight! We're going to get married next fall. I can't wait for the next chapter of my life. Obeying and serving as a homemaker and wife!
    cwred523 cwred523 31-35, F 9 Responses Jan 14, 2012

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    Traditional Marriage When Your Husband Is Not Decisive? Why Yes, It Is Possible!

    I often hear women say that they like the idea of a traditional marriage, but their man isn't decisive enough to take the lead. Thoughts like that make me laugh, now sure men have changed in some ways (What the heck is a metro-sexual?) but all men have periods where they're not...
    AmoAngelus AmoAngelus 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 2, 2013

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    What Happened?

    I want to know what happened to the traditional roles. Where the woman stayed home took care of the house and kids and even homeschooed them. I think women going out into the work force is what has ruined a lot of things. I know that I may get a lot of mad people on this because...
    LilMrs LilMrs 26-30, F 9 Responses May 4, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    Not to say our marriage is perfect, no. But with our traditional standards and living it's fast more fulfilling a life than others I've witnessed. People don't realize that trust...
    TheWomanYouHate TheWomanYouHate 31-35, F Aug 10

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    I believe some people marry to stop from being alone not caring if the make another person lonely. I have been married going on 12 years and my wife slowly started losing all...
    distant7322 distant7322 46-50, M 8 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I believe it is a husbands job to lead the house and a wife and children's job to obey. Man works wife takes care of the kids and has a part time job if necessary.
    britbrat95 britbrat95 18-21, F 7 Responses Aug 9

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    I am sadly coming to the realization that my spouse and I never really had a marriage. We weren't even good at dating. The first Valentine's day we had an argument...I don't even...
    AshInOakland AshInOakland 41-45, M 11 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    My story is extremely complicated, but quite interesting if you erase all the negatives....I am from a mixed heritage and was born to a catholic mother and Jewish father. When I...
    londongirl98 londongirl98 16-17, F Jul 22

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    Alternate Reality - My STBX continues to astonish me with his interpretation of the cause of the failure of our marriage. Tonight, he told me that we weren't able to resolve our...
    CherishMe2 CherishMe2 51-55, F 17 Responses Jul 27

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    There has been a lot going on the last couple of weeks. We are moving! Yay! But both of us have been slipping in our roles. We were supposed to do a disciple session about a week...
    LovingDDandHoH LovingDDandHoH 36-40, F 5 Responses Aug 11

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    Wanna make a baby, I asked, teased. I know he loves children - has a big heart and although I don't know him that well, I can sense he has a soft spot for them. His eyes closed...
    missformidable missformidable 31-35, F 6 hrs ago

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    *THE STRANGERS YOU GIVE YOUR HEART TO*Strangers will come into your life and you will be forever changed. Whether it's for the better or the worse, that would be entirely up to you...
    CandyxCane CandyxCane 36-40, F 8 Responses Jul 22

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    No matter how open and honestly I speak to my wife about the lack of any and all intimacy in our relationship she refuses to care to do anything about it. She says she has no...
    007jeep 007jeep 41-45, M 3 Responses Aug 4

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    Given that their reactions will rely on what messages they listen to and feeling from you, stay tranquil. Approach ahead Whatever you will explain to them, but Will not overwhelm...
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    (Repost...EP BLOCKED my first story) I stumbled upon EP the latter part of last year, and I've been a fairly frequent lurker ever since. It has taken me quite some time to...
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    "Im in a sexless marriage but I won't cheat on my spouse." The problem you hope to never face but are never prepared to face. Often people are at the end of their rope, having...
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    My hubby and I are just starting our DD lifestyle "reset" as I like to call it. I'm overwhelmed with how many awesome people are on here and always willing to share advice. It's...
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    Thanks to all the great feedback I’ve been getting here, I’ve been able to process a lot of what’s going on in my marriage. Most of it is simply about clarity rather than any...
    AshInOakland AshInOakland 41-45, M 6 Responses 5 days ago

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    A couple more signs of marital recovery. I keep telling the betrayed wives who message me, focus on actions, not words. My husband said all the right words when he cheated. But...
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    It's been quite a while since I've posted here. I check in every now and then, and quite often see stories from people with a case of the what ifs, the ones we all experience when...
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