Originally Posted by oti$
My wife thinks it's sexy when I can fix stuff and likes me even more when we save money doing so. I bet your wife would change her tune after hearing the quote from a plumber making a house call. Usually it's a pretty penny to get them to show up at all, much less fix anything...
Oh man is this true for a lot of women. Since we've been so poor for the last decade, we've had to be our own plumbers, electricians, carpenters, veterinarians, metalworkers, auto mechanics, stonemasons, and so much more. My partner sure isn't with me for the money! On the plus side, she's not one of those helpless "do-everything-for-me" types. I deeply appreciate her self-sufficiency. It makes our household a lot stronger that we're both able to contribute.