Making women angrier? Blaming his chromosomes for being useless?
Or, charitably, talking through his issues? Clearly, he lacks self-motivation. His partner doesn’t. I certainly don’t. (As it happens, I wrote a novel while minding a new baby and toddler full-time after my husband went back to work.)
I don’t believe all men dissolve into alcoholism while watching their wife do an entire household’s worth of work. Hopefully neither does anyone else. It insults everyone.
I don’t get it. He wants recognition for… being unmotivated? Drinking too much? Not participating in the household? Having lied on his declaration to the uni that he’d be responsible for 50% of parenting? Talk about privilege. There’s no way that anyone but a white male could get away with flaunting this and be considered cute, an oh-so-clever writer, a tortured soul…