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Do you follow your husband to the restroom?

  • Santi Dharmaputra

Sydney, Australia | Mon, October 24 2011 | 08:00 am

PREMIUM I recently had the honor of meeting a leading researcher at the Indonesia Update Conference 2011, in Canberra. She asked what I did for a living, to which I answered that I was a trailing wife.

The lady gave out a big laugh. “Trailing wife. Ikut suami. Is it written on her Indonesian identity card that her job is an ikut suami? Does it mean that she follows her husband everywhere, even t...