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  • n. Plural form of helpmeet.

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Examples

  • Women were not seen as "helpmeets," but as essential members of family work units.

    Gutenber-e Help Page

  • But an ingrained religious worldview makes it hard for them to be anything but handmaids and helpmeets.

    Diane Winston: Did Mad Men Get Religion?

  • What I can do, though, what WE can do, is simply keep on keeping on with Faith that God has the whole thing under control and sees things we cannot and will not ever see, doing our part as wives and helpmeets - helpers that meet our husbands in the way, helping carry the load, doing our bit on the journey that is marriage.

    An Enduring Marriage

  • The Holy Spirit said that women contribute the most by being helpmeets to their husbands, and it shows them how to do that by guiding and guarding the home.

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  • The work that mothers can't manage usually falls to their eldest daughters, who learn early that their role in life is domestic, as helpmeets to their parents and later their husbands, and as mothers to many children.

    Extreme Motherhood

  • I am telling you this because the point is, they did this because they were being true helpmeets to their husbands not because they were on some feminist joy ride.

    The Homemaker's Time

  • Their daughters were educated at home but it was an education that went way beyond learning to be dutiful homemakers and helpmeets to their husbands.

    Emancipation

  • These men and their helpmeets are holdovers from the days 'western' civilization legalized throughout Europe and the Americas the attitude they're espousing.

    But, but, but … the bible says I can.

  • Be helpmeets to their husbands and minister to them.

    Living the Dream

  • If you also have a sense of purpose, I can imagine us making our primary commitment to be helpmeets for each other in fulfilling our own purposes.

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