Men Doing Housework Will Not Save Working Women


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domesticsLisa Belkin just posted a blog entitled: Women Can’t Lean in at Work Until Men Do at Home.  This is a topic I’ve been meaning to write about, and Belkin’s article gave me the motivation to do so.  My post below will make more sense if you read her article first.  However, the general concept is implied in her title…men need to do more of the domestics in order for women to get ahead in the workplace.

This concept has always bothered me.  I think it would be great for domestic work to be split 50-50, presuming that’s logistically possible for a working couple (i.e., my husband runs his own company and travels 50% of the time, so it’s not possible for us.)  However, the idea that men are the saviors of the work-life balance for women is misguided and dangerous because it sets up an unreasonable expectation that…

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Mr. Caswell has been composing poetry at least since High School. He has been on WORD PRESS for ten years and contributes to two other blogs beside this one. This blog has a Christian emphasis but all bloggers are welcome. Mr. Caswell chooses to---with permission--re[post material of interest

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