Should Women Stay At Home Analysis

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Terry and Michael Pierce have been married 7 years. They have three children together, and feel as though their life is very stable and structured to fit their family. Some people do not always agree with Terry and Michaels choices of how they live. Terry works full time at big law firm downtown and Michael stays at home with the girls. Terry doesn’t pay attention to the comments her coworkers express to her anymore. She use to get worked up when they would tell her “He is not a real man.” Or “Honey, if you’re going to do it alone then drop him at the curb.” Although, the comments never stopped Terry has chosen to ignore them. She knows that her husband loves her and her children, and their family might not be like the neighbors, but it is …show more content…
These women fight against other women who want more for themselves. They spit out comments such as, you should love being at home with your children, your husband shouldn’t be making you take care of the bills, or my personal favorite, I am so sorry that you have to do all of this without his help. These women understand their role as a wife, or more so what society has taught them their role should be. They believe that women should embrace being the servant of their household, and jump to every whim their husbands throw at them. They look at it as their civic duty, and there is not anything that anyone could tell them to make them see it any other way. Many religious organizations teach their community that a woman’s role is within the house. Pastors say that the bible teaches women that their best work is done being a good mother and wife. They do not promote thoughts of a woman being able to go out and support her family, but rather her stay at home and rear her children. David Stewart confirms this ideology with his article “A Woman’s place is in The Home.” In his writings he states that God did not intend for women to do anything but marry, bear children, and stay at home. He uses scriptures to back up his declarations, such as Ephesians 5:23, and 1st Timothy 5:14-15. According to Stewart, for a woman to not stay at home and raise her children I a direct act against

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