How To Get Your husband To Work For You!
It seems Ahmad could never do anything right. When ‘Aaishah asked him to fold the laundry, Ahmad was eager to help out. But rather than praise Ahmad’s contribution, ‘Aaishah criticized his methods: “Why must you bring the clean clothes all the way across the house and dump them on the couch?” she asked.
Ahmad turned on the television. “So I can watch something while I fold clothes,” he said.
‘Aaishah folded her arms and fumed. “I would have been done by now.”
It started with the laundry, but it ended with Ahmad and ‘Aaishah’s breakup.
‘Aaishah had no idea that her statement, uttered in frustration after a long wait in line at the bank and a flat tire that day, could be so detrimental to their relationship.
Ahmad loved ‘Aaishah with all his heart, but when ‘Aaishah criticized his method of folding laundry, she inadvertently called him a failure.
After the laundry incident,Ahmad shied away from helping ‘Aaishah with the chores, which led her to the false conclusion that he was lazy.
She began to search for occasions to prove her theory true, complaining about underwear in the bathroom or an empty glass in the living room.
Finally, Ahmad was convinced that he would never be good enough for ‘Aaishah. Rather than suffer further blows to his self-esteem, he ended the relationship.
Every day women perform great feats of strength, juggling the roles of employee, wife, caretaker and lover.