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Sexy Headlines & Skimpy Science: 'Why Women Shouldn't Pick Attractive Husbands' Needs a Second Look

(38) Comments | Posted June 23, 2011 | 2:49 PM

I'm not an expert on beautiful women and "hot or not" men. And I really don't have much interest in the question that Vicki Larson explored here at the Huffington Post, which is, "how a smart, accomplished, beautiful woman like Huma Abedin got herself involved with a...

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Between Two F-Words: Fathering and Feminism

(322) Comments | Posted April 2, 2011 | 11:52 AM

Ten years ago when I was listening to, and writing about, the stories of stay-at-home dads and single fathers, many men asked me why it was that I -- a woman, a feminist -- was so interested in the lives of fathers. I was continually asked: Don't feminists typically study...

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Women Breadwinners: Why We Must Be Sensitive to Our Slower-Moving Husbands

(164) Comments | Posted February 25, 2011 | 1:47 PM

I belong to one of the couple types that Hanna Rosin described in her recent piece on breadwinner wives in Slate magazine -- the one where the "woman is a born workaholic and the man lives a slower pace." Although it is more complex than those labels, I...

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