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10 Relatable Stories About Housework And How To Avoid It

| Right | April 4, 2021

Dear readers,

Sometimes it feels like keeping your home clean and presentable is a never-ending battle. There’s always another dish or two to wash and another pile of laundry to throw in the washer. And where do all the smudges on the bathroom mirror keep coming from?!

Luckily for all of us, today is National No Housework Day! It’s the perfect day to put off all those pesky chores and relax. Binge that new Netflix show you’ve heard so much about. Order a tasty meal to be delivered, or use the freedom from housework to experiment with that amazing new recipe you just saw on Facebook.

Or, you can read this roundup of ten stories from our archives about struggles with housework! Your own work can wait until tomorrow.


Housework Itself Out – You make a very compelling argument.

Welcome To 2019 – It doesn’t matter how your parents did it. You get to divide up the labor in your own home!

Knows How To Push Your Button – To be fair, I didn’t even know how to start the washer when I was sixteen.

Grandma Versus Modern Society – We didn’t even know “secretary school” was a thing.

Picking Up The House Feels Like Literally Picking Up The House – If anyone has earned a “No Housework Day,” it’s this kid.

Not The Only One To Mess Up – Clearly, his big, strong, manly muscles are much more suited to scrubbing floors than women’s weak, wimpy ones.

Dishing Out The Chores – You can tell I love laundry because I never… stop… doing it.

Father Abhors A Vacuum – That vacuum is as quiet as a mouse.

Skipped The Last Couple Commandments – “Love thy neighbor” is much easier to follow when you don’t talk to them.

Laundromaniacs – “Being an adult means having a favorite laundry basket.”


We hope you enjoyed this Housework-themed roundup! Want to send in your own story? Submit your story here!

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