I started a business. It made me want to drink copious quantities, smoke myself into oblivion and hit my head against a brick wall. Instead I wrote a blog.
Following the blog yesterday, at least a dozen friends (Mums) pinged me on Skype. And their feeling was unanimous. For the scarring, the stress of pregnancy and the trauma of childbirth a man should have the opportunity to offer some sort of recompense - and as women, we should allow them to wipe the slate clean. Magnanimously.
So as a tribute to my friends and in general my female readers who secretly enjoy ranting just a little...this post diverges off the business blog theme. Enjoy. (My special thanks go to Hills who was most vocal in her 'ways to make him pay').
It's was a tough job to gather up enough chores that justified the burden of pregnancy, breast feeding-cracked-nippled-sleepless nights and - to be frank - the horrificly painful life-threatening humiliation that is childbirth (Oh sorry for splashing you with my amniotic fluid while you cleaned away my poo, Doctor), but here's what we came up with. Turns out there's a lot of pent up resentment out there.
To all those men wondering how you get get your beloved back to her sweet harmonious self, here's how:
Thanks guys. And believe me, it'll do wonders for your love life. See, we too can be reasonable 'unresentful' human beings.
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