Divorce's Expectations Of Women

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Feminists note that women’s expectations of marriage have radically changed, compared with previous generations. If husbands fail to live up to these expectations women may feel the need to look elsewhere. Therefore, this is a reason why the divorce rates are increasing in today’s society.
Dobash and Dobash found that 1 in 8 women are domestically abused, however, this figure could be higher because some women may be too embarrassed or they might not even know that they are being domestically abused.
Oakley, a feminist, found that 72% of men do only one piece of housework a week, and 28% of men do no housework. Therefore, some women have a ‘dual burden’ as they are doing both domestic work and have an actual job. Thus, this leads married couples