Dea and Willard Powe entered their marriage with an important prenuptial agreement: In their family, Dea would do the cleaning, and Willard would handle the cooking.
“Actually, I love to cook and bake,” Dea says. “But I knew from the start that I didn’t ever want to have to come in from work and immediately head for the kitchen, so we settled that right up front.”
Of course, the premarital pact wasn’t set in stone, and the Powes have amended it in their 13 years of marriage. But for the most part, it’s still in force. Dea cleans, and Willard cooks. more