Annoyed wife goes on chore STRIKE for a week after husband claims he’s the only one who cleans & then reveals his mess

AN ANNOYED wife went on strike for a week after her husband claimed he was the only one who cleans. 

Jalie Gil, 27, from Florida, revealed on TikTok that she was going to teach her partner a lesson by not cleaning up after him for seven days. 

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Jalie Gil, 27, from Florida, refused to do chores for a week to see how her husband would copeCredit: @wifestrike/Tiktok
Jalie documented the whole week and showed how clothes quickly built up

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Jalie documented the whole week and showed how clothes quickly built upCredit: @wifestrike/Tiktok
Jalie was not impressed with how messy the house got without her help

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Jalie was not impressed with how messy the house got without her helpCredit: @wifestrike/Tiktok

Documenting the events that followed on her @wifestrike TikTok account last week, Jalie showed how the house started to get full of mess.

She showed how the laundry pile was overflowing, the bathroom sink became full of his products and clothes were left all over the sofa. 

In the bathroom, she showed how her husband put toilet paper on top of the empty roll instead of replacing it.

By day three, the situation was worse as although her husband had tried to clean the bathroom at least, he had left a blue cleaner stain on top of the toilet. 

Meanwhile, the toilet brush, plunger and rubbish bin were left on the floor – although he blamed that on their toddler.


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Jalie also panned to what her “laundry room looks when your husband does it.”

She showed that all the clean laundry had been piled back into the clothes basket and was not folded on day five as he couldn’t be bothered to put it away.

On day seven, items were still over the sofa but Jalie had stayed strong in refusing to do any chores. 

In the video caption, she wrote: “Since the areas of concern have not been addressed the wife strike must continue.”

Many people praised her methods, with one saying: “Today is SIGNIFICANT! He is expecting the strike to be over after today. Hold strong until he cleans up!!’”

Another added: “Girl, good for you. Hopefully he will learn and change and y’all can move forward as a team eventually.”

Jalie told BoredPanda: “I knew there had to be people out there with these husband and cohabiter woes.

“I realised that I was not alone and that I was conditioned to silently clean up after my husband that he literally forgets he ever left a mess behind.”

Although she admitted there have been “small improvements” with her husband doing chores, that more work is needed. 

She added: “I’m thinking a week long is not enough and I will follow through until the areas of concern are addressed.”

Jalie showed how their bathroom sink became full of products

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Jalie showed how their bathroom sink became full of productsCredit: @wifestrike/Tiktok
The toilet brush, plunger and rubbish bin were left on the floor - although he blamed that on their toddler

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The toilet brush, plunger and rubbish bin were left on the floor – although he blamed that on their toddlerCredit: @wifestrike/Tiktok
The sofa became piled high with items during the chore strike

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The sofa became piled high with items during the chore strikeCredit: @wifestrike/Tiktok
The laundry got out of control in their home during the experiment

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The laundry got out of control in their home during the experimentCredit: @wifestrike/Tiktok

Meanwhile, a mum releases a list of all the chores kids should be doing from the age of TWO – but do you agree?

And a woman ‘pays’ her husband to do household chores with time playing video games but he says it’s demeaning.

Gemma Bray explains The Organised Mum Method to cleaning around the house and how to adopt it into a busy schedule

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