Of course men should learn to take care of this stuff!
I disagree with one thing, though. Once all the chores are done women IMMEDIATELY begin to chase stupid shit to keep up with the Jones'. This is where men roll their eyes and check out.
We are busy fixing the fence, fixing the sprinklers, building furniture, fixing the cars, repairing the wiring, upgrading everything in site because your wife saw something she liked in Pinterest, etc. You left that part out.
It's one thing to have standards and it is quite another to criticize what someone else does no matter how well they do it.
Women would do well to look in the mirror on this one.
Al the stuff you did was what I call "enabling" your ex. Women are experts at enabling bad behavior under the guise of being "kind".