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A single mother speaks out on how the ‘tradwife' lifestyle led to her divorce

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Sporting retro ’50s hairstyles and cinched aprons, influencers known as ’tradwives’ have become popular on social media. These traditional wives showcase their homemaking skills and believe in adhering to traditional gender roles. They prioritize housework, childcare, and subservience to their working husbands. Some tradwives romanticize the period before and after World War II and reject the feminist movement. However, the tradwife lifestyle can lead to extreme power imbalances and abuse within relationships. One former tradwife, Enitza Templeton, shares her story to help other women seeking to break free from this dynamic. It is crucial for individuals in a traditional marriage to maintain autonomy and balance within their lives.