I tidskriften Good Housekeeping 13 maj 1995 fanns det en artikel rubricerad "The Good Wife’s Guide". Här följer ett lite utdrag ur den
- Make him comfortable. Have him lean back in a comfortable chair or or have him lie down in the bedroom. Have a cool or warm drink ready för him.
- Arrange his pillow and offer to take off his shoes. Speak in a low, sothing and pleasant voice.
- Don’t ask him questions about his actions or question his judgement or integrity. Remeber, he is the master of the house and as such will always exercise his will with fairness and truthfulnes. You have no right to question him.
- A good wife always knows her place.