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Dual Income Households

The Breadwinner Complex: Are Women Apologizing For Earning More Than Their Husbands?

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 07.18.2013 | Women
Dr. Peggy Drexler

While men seem to welcome the existence of dual income households, and marriages marked by (mostly) shared responsibilities, there's a hitch: The guys still want to be the primary breadwinner. That is, she can bring home the bacon, so long as it's not all of it.