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Man sparks furious controversy online after asking Reddit whether he is an 'a**hole' for telling his PREGNANT wife she can't be 'lazy' around the house just because she's expecting

A man has sparked controversy online after he sought advice about telling his pregnant wife she can't be 'lazy' just because she's expecting a child. 
The controversial post was created by an anonymous man on Reddit who wanted to vent a fight he just had with he wife about the household workload. 
First, the man explained to people online that he and his wife are both 32 years old and work as physicians. He noticed a change to his wife's mood and behavior after she became pregnant with their first child. 
Upset:  A husband online sparked controversy after he called his expecting wife 'lazy' for not doing the same workload she did before she was pregnant (stock photo)
Upset:  A husband online sparked controversy after he called his expecting wife 'lazy' for not doing the same workload she did before she was pregnant (stock photo)
'She lost interest in work, we had recent fights about her wanting to quit medicine and stop working entirely to focus on caring for the kid,' He wrote. 
The mother-to-be is finishing her fellowship and working an average of 30 hours of week while the man said he works between 55 to 60 hours per week. 
He continued: 'She no longer helps out around the home. I have to do all the laundry, cooking, dish washing, trash, bathroom cleaning because she says she is tired all the time.'
A fight broke out between the couple after he asked her to go grocery shopping and came home to discover there was no food. 
'I yelled at her that being pregnant does not automatically make you disabled and unable to do anything,' he said. 
Purchasing an expensive stroller for $1,200 without her husband's permission was another tipping point for the man who claims he makes 90 per cent of their income. 
Comments poured in after the explosive post explaining to the man how his wife is going through a hormonal and emotional change in her body, so he should be more empathetic. 
'She works 30 hours a week and is pregnant, is flooded with hormones and is probably a bit depressed, losing her drive for medicine with all the nesting instinct,' one commenter wrote. 
'I don't know how far along she is, but she probably has some symptoms, and it can be a bit physically exhausting.'
Other people suggested for the man to hire a cleaning person to come to their home every week since his $550,000 salary should be able to afford it. 
But mostly, everyone was upset about how the man was complaining about money even though his salary more than covered the expenses. 
'I didn’t even know people could make that much annually,' one commenter wrote. 'I am COMPLETELY BAFFLED they have ANY money problems at all and this marriage is going to fall apart over it? ' 
The man later updated his post by admitting he might be an 'a**hole' for his response to his wife but that didn't stop him from feeling frustrated. 
'I might be the a**hole, but give some empathy here,' he wrote. 
It remains unclear if the couple was able to work out their differences about household work after the man first sought advice.  

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