It’s been nearly four years since I was laid off and forced to stay at home with the kids while my wife went off to work. As a guy who’s always had a job and who accumulated a long history of success in both the military and the corporate world, this reversal of traditional gender roles has put me in unfamiliar territory. I’m now the one packing the lunches and getting the kids on the bus while my wife comes home talking about acquisitions and mergers. It’s moments like this, as I slap another piece of bologna between two slices of Wonder Bread, that I start to envision a day in the future when I would be complaining to my mommy friends at Girl Scouts about how my becoming a stay-at-home dad turned my wife into a man. Here’s just some of the habits I can see her adopting.
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