She Does the Dishes

My submissive does the dishes.

I know, if you're reading this wondering what d/s is all about, you're probably thinking, "What the hell? My girlfriend does that!"

But the fact is, that one act captures all the intensity and ardor of our d/s relationship.

There are only so many ways you can manage a household chore. It can be split (ad hoc, scheduled, done together), or it can be the duty of one person, hopefully balanced by things the other does elsewhere. What we do looks like the latter, but is different in an important way that isn't obvious from the outside, and that's the distinction between duty and service.

But first, let's talk about what can go wrong with each of those ways of dividing chores. I'm looking at the more extreme aspects; obviously these methods can and do work for many people.