What is a Trad Wife? How TikTok Made Housewives Trendy
A trad wife (short for traditional wife) is a woman who follows traditional gender roles in marriage, such as staying at home to raise children, cook, clean, and take care of her husband. Some trad wives also prefer to be submissive to their husbands and receive an allowance from them.
The term trad wife has become popular on TikTok, a social media platform where users can create and share short videos. There are various reasons why some women identify as trad wives, such as religious beliefs, personal preferences, choice of feminism, or dissatisfaction with modern society.
However, the traditional wife movement has also sparked controversy and criticism, as some people view it as a regression of women’s rights, a reinforcement of patriarchal norms, or a form of internalized misogyny.
Some trad wife videos on TikTok are also satirical or comedic, poking fun at the stereotypes and expectations of traditional housewives.
A trad wife (short for traditional wife) is a woman who follows traditional gender roles in marriage, such as staying at home to raise children, cook
On the other end of the spectrum, we have ‘city girls’. City girls embrace a modern, independent, and often rebellious attitude. They do not care about traditional norms or expectations, and they pursue their own goals and pleasures. They are influenced by hip hop culture, social media trends, and celebrity icons. Some of them use the term city girl as a way of expressing their freedom, confidence, and empowerment.
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