Women happy to play traditional wife?

Women want traditional housewife role back, claims study, but can it really be true?

Women want life to back to pre-feminist times and are happy to play the stay-at-home housewife, according to new research published today, but we want to know: is this really true?

According to a recent survey of 1,500 adults, 40% of women claim ‘financial stability’ is one of the most important qualities they want in a man, while prowess in the garden is prized way above skills in the kitchen, or with a duster, come to that.

Men, meanwhile, want a wife who will take care of the home, cook, clean and be a good parent, and couldn’t care less about what she earns or success at work.

Yorkshire Building Society, who conducted the research, said: ‘A lot of women used to think they wanted a metrosexual man.

‘But then they realised they were fed up with a man who spent longer in the bathroom than they did.

‘Many women now feel they actually want a hunter-gatherer and they will look after their man in return.’

Do you agree, or has feminism just taken a huge step into the past? Leave your comments on the form below…

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