There is no handbook.
That said, when men are the primary breadwinners and bring home more than 70 percent of a couple's income, the odds of them
Even those rare guys who are completely at peace with their place in the family and world routinely bump up against assumptions that they secretly resent their wives, tolerate their children and down deep, kind of hate their lives.
While previous studies have examined gender roles, our paper looks beyond shifting social level metrics to determine if individuals have embraced the gender changes in society and how their attitudes influence their own preferences and behaviors.
My colleague quit her job and spent the past five years as a hardworking SAHM. She would have rather kept working, but had to compromise her career. Both spouses lost out on one of their important life priorities, and their kids lost out on dad time.
Author Farnoosh Torabi researched this complicated phenomenon and surveyed more than 1,000 women to understand how they dealt
I know I should savor this time with my son, like a peppermint, but I can't help myself. If I've experienced something noteworthy, I want to write about it. And so I walk that tightrope all writers must walk: to live in the moment in order to experience life or to come out of the moment in order to write about it.
I absolutely believe that we need policies and legislation that support working families, like paid sick days, affordable childcare and eldercare, family leave policies, and fair pay. But I also believe those of us who have the opportunity to make choices can better serve those of us who cannot, when we stop doing what we think we should do, and start doing what works for us
We live at a time that has many of its values positioned upside down. The least important things, we think and talk about the most, while, the most important things, we think and talk about the least. Current values force dedicated teachers, nurses, and blue-collar workers to live in obscure poverty, while young media entrepreneurs and entertainers compete for vast fame and fortune.