The Magazine of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America


Role reversal

'We're aiming for a marriage in which roles are based on what makes sense'

Not every woman is an expert cook or well-suited for keeping a house. Not every man is a whiz when it comes to fixing cars or household plumbing.

These days, it's not uncommon to see traditional roles reversed — a husband cooking while his wife fixes the bathroom sink.

No longer controlled by traditional views of masculinity and femininity, many couples let individual skills, not stereotypes, decide their roles.


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