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

Sunday, September 8th, 2019

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

From time to time, a film occurs that, for reasons uknown, presents a word that is new phrase in to the US vernacular to spell it out a label.

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

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

Well, people, pay attention. 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 now being pressed back to being Stepford Wives,” records Los Angeles psychologist Rex Beaber and a faculty that is former associated with the UCLA class of Medicine, “but that movement will be promulgated by men and women. It is not only the guys that are carrying it out this time.”

Few would argue that within the mid-’70s a lot of men reacted to your feminist motion by desiring a Stepford Wife that would put her husband’s, children’s and home’s needs before her very own.

Today, every person dreams about a Stepford Wife.

The movie is based on a 1972 novel by Ira Levin in which the husbands of a seemingly normal Connecticut town called Stepford replace their women’s lib-minded wives with domestic robots who are forever young, for-ever cleaning and for-ever pleasing for anyone who has spent the past 12 years trapped on the freeway. (more…)