Women Should Not Work Essay

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Women have always had less choices in life when it came to many things. At some point women had no voting rights, women couldn’t work, and they were expected to stay home and take care of children for many years. Women have just started having independent lives and many people still do not believe it is right. A blog entry online called “Married Women Should Not Work”, established several points as to why women are better off staying home while their husbands work. This article was written by a woman who states she is anti-feminist. It has always been in our history that women are meant to stay home and take care of the children and the household, just because it has always been that way does not mean it should stay that way. I can see why people feel that life should stay this way. A life where women stay at home all day doing house chores, look after children, cook dinner for their husbands, and repeat the next day. It is difficult to change how life has always been set, as a result many people today still strongly oppose women working,…show more content…
There is nothing wrong with women practicing their rights to freedom, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. Her blog entry said “I believe that it should be the husband’s responsibility to provide for his wife and children and that it is the wife’s responsibility to submit to her husband so that he can take care of her and take responsibility for her”.( Married Women Should Not Work) This is true, but there are no rules that say a woman cannot also provide for her family. Marriage is defined as “the legally or formally recognized union of a man and a woman (or, in some jurisdictions, two people of the same sex) as partners in a relationship.” In a marriage a couple must work together as partners to achieve goals and dreams in life. With the help of the wife working, there will be less financial stress on the
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