The toughest words in a man’s mouth are “I’ll take care of you”! When you hear “Our family doesn’t need your salary”, please reply to him decisively.

2bebetter
8 min readJan 1, 2024

Women’s awareness is on the rise nowadays, and a few women earn more than men.

However, it is a pity that many women still have the concept that the man is the breadwinner. If the man is willing to support the family and can afford to do so, it does not matter if both of them accept it.

However, it has been proved that things are often not as rosy as women think, and the number of truly happy people is very small.

When a man says, “We don’t need your salary,” how do you get back to him?

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The worst thing a man can say is “I’ll take care of you.

The most cruel words a man can say is “I’ll take care of you” .
The phrase “I’ll support you” sounds so nice, as if it’s an oath that you’ll never have to suffer in the workplace again! I’ll take care of you for the rest of your life.

As long as I’m here, you don’t have to worry about food or clothes, you don’t have to suffer from your coworkers or supervisors, and you don’t have to bow down to customers, so you can just stay home and be my little princess.

You can go shopping every day, or just play around at home, it doesn’t matter, my husband will take care of you anyway! Why else would I make money? Isn’t it for you to spend it?

Stop!

This is just your fantasy. Men don’t think this way from the moment they say these words.

What he’s thinking is that:

a woman is supposed to stay home and take care of the family! If she goes to work, who’s going to do the housework? Who’s going to take care of the kids?

She doesn’t make much money and can’t do much for the family,

so she should just stay home to take care of my parents, and the kids, and do the household chores, so what’s…

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