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What is “Weaponized Incompetence”? – BMC on Fatherly

Licensed Therapist at the Birminham Maple Clinic, Carrie Krawiec, recently was featured on Fatherly.com to explain the concept of Weaponized Incompetence, and why this dishonest behavior is harmful for relationships.  Weaponized Incompetence is a behavior where one pretends to be bad at a household task, or not know how to do it, in order to get out of the responsibility.  While not limited to men, this behavior is more commonly found in men due to traditional gender roles and expectations.  Carrie notes that as a whole, Weaponized Incompetence is a betrayal of trust, and is a selfish behavior that unbalances an equal household.

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