While thinking about my story below, it reminded me of a "Medical Marriage Night" with our Medical School Alliance (MSA) during MS2.
One of the physicians said that when he was at his office, he could just hire someone to do the things that he either didn't want to do or he didn't have time to do, even for very menial jobs, like getting him a Kleenex. Obviously, he said, this approach and attitude did not work well at home when a baby needed a diaper changed or the toys needed to be picked up. He said it was a huge shift for him and he found it difficult to avoid suggesting to his wife that they just hire someone to change the diaper.
I thought this was hilarious at the time, but now I have to admit that sometimes I wonder if this attitude carries over a bit from my husband's work. Even during intern year, maybe he is getting used to giving orders to nurses or others. Usually I attribute it to exhaustion, but could it be this too?