Think about it. He gets the money and worries about the finances while she worries about pleasing him in every way possible including cooking and cleaning. She is essentially trading her cleaning, cooking and sexual services for bread...whether she likes doing them or not.
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Is 'traditional' marriage with 'traditional' gender roles glorified prostitution?
Yes in my opinion which is possibly why guys generally like traditional gender roles as they seem to regard gals as prostitutes and see sex as a transaction for his pleasure rather than a mutual consensual activity.2