Do you feel like the drudge work of raising a family and running a household defaults to you—the woman in the relationship?
Even though dads are more involved than they used to be, the distribution of labor is far from fair. Darcy Lockman, a clinical psychologist and author of All the Rage: mothers, fathers, and the Myth of Equal Partnership, gives us a comprehensive view of how gender role ideas are hurting mothers’ mental health, physical health, sex life, relationships with our partners, and more.
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Three big takeaways:
1. Women do 7 more hours of unpaid work than men per week
2. This adversely affects women’s mental health, physical health, and our relationship with our partner
3. Men often don’t even see how their wives are doing more
Darcy Lockman is a clinical psychologist and author of All the Rage: Mothers, Fathers, and the Myth of Equal Partnership. You can find her at www.darcylockman.com
With warmth and lovingkindness,
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