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Reneezii October 21st, 2013 11:08am

Men: do you enjoy doing womanly tasks? (Laundry, cooking, cleaning, etc.) Women: do you enjoy doing manly tasks? (Mowing, building things, fixing things, working on cars, etc.)

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TiltonAllStarz Outside Ur Comfort Zone
10/21/13 2:50 pm

I dislike housework altogether, but I'm a neat freak, so I'll do it if she doesn't.

cyanospool The Deep North
10/21/13 1:38 pm

I generally dislike cooking/cleaning alone, but when I'm at my boyfriends house I instantly want to cook a ton of food and make his place sparkle. I think most of the sex "roles" are more incentivized by an actual relationship than any other stimuli.

Happy Hong Kong
10/21/13 12:49 pm

I enjoy cooking, but I don't think of it as a womanly task. Take a look at the top chefs in the world, they're predominantly male.

cyanospool The Deep North
10/21/13 1:30 pm

I've noticed this with many tasks. Cooking is a "woman's job", but when it's culinary art, men are more involved. As for building homes - it's a "man's job", but when the appearance of the home is art, women generally take over the design.

lightsabr2 The Big Sky
10/21/13 12:41 pm

In college I was once told "you cook, you clean, you sew. You're gonna make a great wife for someone one day". (-male)

Though my from-scratch cookies are awesome.

susanr Colorado
10/21/13 11:57 am

I don't think of things like that as either "womanly" or "manly." I enjoy doing some of both groups.

10/21/13 11:32 am

Hell, I don't even enjoy most of the "womanly" tasks. Cooking is the exception.

Br@ndon Your Soul
10/21/13 10:19 am

Laundry, cooking and cleaning are womanly task? Pst. I can do those easily.

dahawwl Texas
10/21/13 10:16 am

I love building, painting, repairing. I'm quite handy. Sadly, not to fond of the "woman tasks".

Zod Above Pugetropolis
10/21/13 9:40 am

Don't enjoy really, but don't mind.

TempName14 Everywhere but nowhere
10/21/13 9:34 am

I enjoy doing some of the cooking and I occasionally start the laundry.

ncbuc Get Over It
10/21/13 8:44 am

According to your list. Yes. Cooking.
Although I don't agree with the belief that its a womanly thing.

Angela12 Anyang, South Korea
10/21/13 8:42 am

I like mowing and putting furniture together, but driving a car is so much more fun than fixing it haha

dreamitliveit IDLH
10/21/13 7:48 am

I like yard work and the demolition portion of remodeling. :)

Rob Be Safe Be Smart
10/21/13 7:47 am

Cooking is not a womanly task, tyvm..

Reneezii Exodus 20. 8 to 11
10/21/13 8:20 am

Lol it is in my house. My husband would starve himself if I didn't cook. Or he would eat junk food!

thebob Medford Oregon
10/21/13 7:33 am

I do my own laundry and I cook. Cleaning is not my strong suit.

glashberg Wave when you flyover
10/21/13 7:29 am

Some, I don't like most yard work though.

2katz I live in Nebraska
10/21/13 7:10 am

Tasks are tasks these days. It all has to get done.

GrandmaALiCE Rocky Mtns aerial view
10/21/13 7:43 am

You are absolutely right. But, that wasn't the question. It was, do you enjoy doing them?

10/21/13 7:02 am

I like to cook. The other things, not so much.

Liberty 4,032,064
10/21/13 7:01 am

Not in the least. She's the same way about male tasks so it works perfectly.

Congressman Louisiana
10/21/13 7:01 am

Way to keep the genders divided. I didn't realize my love of cooking made me womanly...

Congressman Louisiana
10/21/13 8:17 am

And traditionally white people had black people as slaves. What's your point?

Isomax TIC TOC
10/21/13 6:27 am

No gender specific tasks in this home.

MrLucchese If curious, ask.
10/21/13 6:04 am

I don't even divide them. I just call them "tasks".

MJSeals J.D.
10/21/13 4:47 am

I like making sandwiches

Reneezii Exodus 20. 8 to 11
10/21/13 4:10 am

I enjoy mowing the lawn, working on the car, and building stuff. I love getting my hands dirty; that and the finished results are like a trophy for me.