Husbands Confess What They Really Think About Stay-at-Home Moms

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Being a stay-at-home mom is often a thankless job that is invaluable to many families. Although it may seem like the ultimate gig -- no boss, you get to make your own schedule, and ample TV time -- people often don't understand how difficult it really is unless they have tried doing it themselves. This explains why there is a range of opinions from husbands working traditional jobs about stay-at-home moms. These men might never tell their wives what they really think about how the mothers of their children spend their days, but they've opened up to our friends at Whisper about the way they secretly feel. 

  • This husband is supportive and just gets it.

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  • This dad just doesn't comprehend what SAHMs do all day and why more isn't accomplished.

  • He admits that it's hard being the breadwinner.

  • He wishes she would share some of the financial burden.

  • He knows she's working much harder than him each day.

  • He just doesn't get why the house isn't cleaner when he gets home.

  • This dad feels like he's the one who deserves more appreciation.

  • He wants her to go back to work and resents her for deciding to stay home instead.

  • He knows having a wife willing to give up her career to be a stay-at-home mom isn't something to be taken for granted.

  • He views it at his money and not hers.

  • It doesn't change his view of her as an equal partner.

  • He can't use the "I've worked all day and need a break" excuse when he comes home.

  • They are embracing what works best for their family.

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