"Without meaning to, I began to embody the stereotype of the helpless female. A stereotype I hate.... I wonder if I’m still capable of doing all the things I did when I was single, or if, leaving them to Steve, I’ve forgotten how. The journey from acting helpless to being helpless is a short one...."
From "I know how to use a hammer. So why do I let my husband do everything around the house?/Before marriage, I could rebuild a toilet. Now I don't know where the trash bags are." in The Washington Post.