“Man toils from sun to sun, but Woman’s work is never done.” Many women believe that marriage is an institution that benefits men more than women. This belief stems from the fact that many women today have to take on what they feel is a superwoman role. They work outside the house and then come to work inside the house, while a majority of the men come home and get to sit on the couch and watch television.

Women who do not work outside the home also report feeling that marriage is unequal because their contribution to the marriage is undervalued. Many men believe the stereotype that if a wife is at home raising the children, that she is home sitting on the couch eating bonbons and watching soaps.

Monetary estimates of the value of the services that a stay-at-home wife would range anywhere from $45,000 to $150,000 a year,  or more, depending of the income of the family.

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