I'm sure you've all seen the show on TLC, Sister Wives. My friend Ali got me thinking about this and said it best when she described the show.
"Basically, this show is like Big Love come to real life! Cody Brown (who sports a male lion’s mane) is married to 4 ladies. But here’s the catch, all the ladies know about it and are totally down with it. The 4 wives are: Meri, Janelle, Christine and Robyn (in that order in case you are curious). And together they have 16 kids! Whoa! (Blossom Ref.) They all used to live in Utah in one gigantic house (it was basically 3 houses in 1) and then the state started a legal case against them so they high-tailed it to Sin City."
Sure it's "illegal" and "frowned upon" but let's be honest- when you think of the benefits, it really makes sense. In pondering potential candidates, I made a list of qualities my sister wife would need to possess...
1) She must thoroughly enjoy doing laundry and all it entails (i.e. sorting, washing, folding, & putting away).
2) She's gotta be a clean freak (meaning borderline obsessive about cleanliness & finds great joy out of cleaning & picking up after me & the hubs)
3) Two words. Master Chef. After a long day at work, I'd like to come home to a nice, hot, nutritious meal.
4) And of course, she's gotta be attentive & easily amused. If she's gonna be my sister wife, she's gotta laugh at my jokes!
I know what you're thinking. Why don't you just get a maid and a chef? Because peeps, sister wives do this stuff for free! You just invite them to the family, and voila, you've got a buddy helping you out with everything! The only part that gets me is the man sharing. I'm not sure I'm down with that, but I'm sure we could work something out (like she could accompany him to the hunting expo & I'd get him for everything else *nudge nudge, wink wink*). Of course we'd have separate houses (two houses to decorate, yay!) and eventually I'm sure we'd also get a show on TLC, make a ton of money, and after that I'd have enough to pay a real maid/chef and I'd send the sister wife off to help another hormonal lady in need.
So who wants to sign up?