The Invisible Woman

If It’s NOT Paid, It’s NOT Real Work

Men have CHOSEN to define ONLY paid labour as work.

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That is why a man can say to the wife of 30 years, who slaved to feed him, give him sex, care for him, clean his house and raise their family, “You contributed nothing to this marriage … and now you think you’re entitled to half of what I created?”

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The operative word is “slaved”:

Slave labour is not work … housework is not work … childcare is not work … husband-care is not work.

Her contribution to his success may be ignored, because by definition, it was not real.