Searching for ‘Suzy Homemaker’–a Real-Life Sequel to ‘Stepford spouses’

Searching for ‘Suzy Homemaker’–a Real-Life Sequel to ‘Stepford spouses’

From time to time, a film occurs that, for reasons uknown, presents a brand new term or expression in to the US vernacular to spell it out a label.

There’s Captain Queeg (the tyrannical employer), Mrs. Robinson (the adulterous partner), Dr. Strangelove (the angry scientist).

And there’s the “Stepford Wife,” a synonym for “Suzy Homemaker.”

Well, individuals, hear this. a version that is modern-day increasing phoenix-like from the chaos of two-career marriages, leading social observers to anticipate that a real-life sequel to “The Stepford Wives” could be in route.

“Women are increasingly being forced back in being Stepford Wives,” records Los Angeles psychologist Rex Beaber and a faculty that is former associated with the UCLA School of Medicine, “but that movement will be promulgated by both women and men. It is not only the guys who will be carrying it out this right time.”

Few would argue that within the mid-’70s lots of men reacted to your movement that is feminist wanting for a Stepford Wife that would put her husband’s, children’s and home’s requirements before her very own.

Today, everybody dreams intensely about a Stepford Wife. (más…)