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Women and Decision Making

8 Reasons Why Mothers Left Their Careers for Stay-At-Home Motherhood

Adrienne Partridge, Ph.D | Posted 07.23.2015 | Women
Adrienne Partridge, Ph.D

There is a common misconception that most mothers make a free choice to leave the workforce for stay-at-home motherhood. My research indicated that for the 10 women I studied, the maternal instinct was not always the only or main reason that these women left their careers for stay-at-home motherhood.

The Real Reason Decisions Are So Hard To Make

Barbara & Shannon Kelley | Posted 12.24.2011 | Women
Barbara & Shannon Kelley

The -cide in "decide", after all, is the same -cide you'll find in words like homicide, suicide ... A decision is, when you think about it, the death of a choice.

Haitian Women: Enter At Center Stage

Taina Bien-Aime | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Taina Bien-Aime

Even before the earthquake, a shocking 70% of Haitian women and girls surveyed claimed to have experienced physical, sexual, political or psychological violence.

Why Do Women Feel They Need Permission?

Tabby Biddle | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tabby Biddle

What leads me to seek social approval before making a decision? Could it be a personality trait? Could it be a lack of self-esteem? Or is biology a factor?