Let’s face it, as a family grows, someone usually ends up picking up the slack for everyone else. Then they somehow get stuck in that role. It’s expected of them, otherwise, the whole family dynamic falls apart.
For Miss Potkin, she was the one expected to do all the cooking, cleaning, and tidying for the whole family, and she had had enough. She decided she would stop doing it all to see how long it would take for her family to step up and help her.
Enough Is Enough
Miss Potkin started a series of tweets that would highlight the updates and progress of her experiment in a mini-documentary style.
Her intention wasn’t to shame or test her family: “This is a lesson in wanting to be heard and respected and not having to repeat yourself when things slip.”