Does it ever get higher? [My husband is] a beautiful man and he earns an excellent ongoing wage however I’m twenty or so years in and the work by no means stops. I imply by no means. Not on vacation. Not throughout births. Not throughout home maneuvers. …
I get a bit bored with being on the backside of the precedence record which seems to be: work, youngsters (fairly rightly), canine, family requirements, life admin, spouse. Except by the point he will get time to deal with me he’s so drained his eyes actually glaze over after we converse. I strive to not take it personally.
— a lawyer’s partner writing a rather candid post about what appears to be a one-sided marriage on Mumsnet, a UK parenting discussion board. While some responded with considerate recommendation, others accustomed to this lady’s plight referred to it as “the nature of the beast,” and others nonetheless calling her husband a “workaholic.”
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