• Life as a Wife

    The Great Deception: What a Wife Should Be

      I used to think the things that made a good wife were extremely impressive meals, great decorating, and sparkling houses at all times. That’s probably because that’s precisely what I saw. When “being a wife” began to be something I actually thought about, the wives I was exposed to had such an air about them. There were VERY specific standards of acceptability when it came to cooking, dressing your husband, managing your own appearance as a wife, housework, cleaning supplies, and such. It sucked all the confidence out of me and made the task seem so incredibly intimidating. When I washed my mirrors with vinegar, I thought… “I can…