29 May '11, 2am

Where ever you live it needs to be cleaned, how do you get a man to help? Share your results with these tips

Where ever you live it needs to be cleaned, how do you get a man to help? Share your results with these tips

Certain things just don't mix. Oil and water. Yankee and Red Sox fans. Men and cleaning. Especially men and cleaning -- a source of household strife as old as the broom. I am a man and most of us (if I may aim broadly here) simply do not possess the cleaning gene. It's nature and >>OUCH!<< Which one of you readers threw that? OK, OK, this is meant to be tongue-in-cheek, and I am a male of the species who pitches in around the house. But I know there are lots of others out there who don't. So if you live with someone who treats household cleaning like a foreign language that he (or she) doesn't speak, here is my advice for indoctrinating them. You just have to go slowly: Start small. Insist not on an entire house to clean, but rather a tiny portion thereof. Like a bookcase. Or the sink in the guest bathroom. Cleaning it will seem not so bad. It might even be fast and painle...

Full article: http://www.seventhgeneration.com/learn/blog/men-vs-cleaning

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