Even if you're not in the mood to do anything but watch television in your pajamas, if your partner put in the work to make you happy, the least you could do is try to match their efforts and enjoy the night. Feeling like you're being taken for granted or the only one putting in work is a terrible place to be in a relationship.
So, when a frustrated soon-to-be dad decided to consult the moral compass of the internet otherwise known as Reddit's "Am I the as*hole?" about his reaction to his wife dressing up and making him a fancy dinner, people were eager to deem a verdict.
My wife Sarah is a senior surgeon and works very long hours. We discovered very recently that she is pregnant. While we were both delighted, it didn't take long for us to decide that I would be the one to take time off to look after the baby, as she is by far the higher earner.