husband=house+band 房屋栓牢！(band的含义就是Something that constrains or binds morally or legally约
束：在道义上或法律上受到限制或约束的事物。比如说the bands of marriage and family婚姻和家庭的约束)这
他们生活重心以料理家务、照顾子女或自我休闲为主。A house-husband is a man who stays at home and
doesn't go to work, while his wife goes to work and earns money. Usually a man becomes a house-
husband in order to look after children.
Sociologists have found the full-time househusband emerges in three main situations.
Firstly, if the wife is ambitious, well-paid and has good job prospects, while her husband is
paid poorly and has no job prospects, it makes economic sense for the female to become the main
income earner for the household. 第一：妻子有个好工作并且挣得比丈夫多。
Secondly, if the wife is tired of household chores and eager to work outside the home, her
husband may forfeit his job for her sake. 第二：妻子乐意主外，而丈夫有成人之美。
Thirdly, if the husband can do his work at home, he may take this option as it allows him more
time to take care of the family. 第三：丈夫可以在家办公，从而有条件多花心思在家里。
wife为stay-at-home mom，称house-husband为stay-at-home dad。还有一种"domestic engineer"的委婉说法，
In a traditional Chinese family, women are expected to do the housekeeping and leave the "other
business" to men. However, the emergence of the full-time "househusband" is changing traditional
A survey in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Shenzhen shows that 22 percent, 73 percent, 34
percent and 32 percent of white-collar male workers, aged between 28 and 33, would be prepared to
do the housekeeping if the conditions were right.
Some families with full-time househusbands prefer others not to know about their arrangement,
concerned people would laugh at a husband with "no prospects" or wife who is "too strong", but it's
getting more common.
Many of the young men believe a successful man will make a good father.