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Female Breadwinner

Affirmations for the Alpha

Dr. Sonya Rhodes | Posted 05.31.2014 | Women
Dr. Sonya Rhodes

When it comes to relationships, many strong, self-confident women fear that they will fail, either at finding a partnership or at making one work.

What Makes Breadwinning Moms Happy?

Carol Evans | Posted 04.13.2014 | Parents
Carol Evans

The slow but steady advancement of women into higher paying positions and careers means that breadwinning moms will most likely continue their current growth trajectory. This can be a win/win social development if dads continue to take more responsibility at home .

Try Doubting Everyday Sexism After Watching This Video

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 02.07.2014 | Women

Wolf-whistles, "hey baby" and "keep smiling honey!" are the types of things you'd expect to hear directed at a woman walking down the street. But what...

For Daughters, Is Babysitting the First Step on the Mommy Track?

Vincent O'Keefe | Posted 03.30.2014 | Parents
Vincent O'Keefe

By endorsing my daughter's entry into the babysitting business so unconsciously, was I contributing to the cycle of gender discrimination when it comes to childcare and housekeeping?

What Happens When Women 'Marry Down'

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 07.17.2013 | Women

Should women be marrying men who make less money to better retain their own incomes? According to one study, high-earning women (of which there are mo...

Male Bashing in Marketing

Jim Joseph | Posted 09.07.2013 | Parents
Jim Joseph

hen my kids were young, I was the one grocery shopping, changing diapers and taking them to doctor's appointments. For some of that time I was a single dad, but for all of it I made career decisions, and personal decisions, based on my children's lives.

'I Make Less Than My Wife': How 3 Real Men Feel About It

LearnVest | Posted 08.24.2013 | Women
LearnVest

Just how do real men in 2013 feel about bringing home less than half of their household's income? We sat down with three men, successful in their own right, to see how an income differential plays out in their relationships.

Working Mom or World-Destroying She-Devil?

Soraya Chemaly | Posted 08.03.2013 | Media
Soraya Chemaly

Usually, I would say don't respond to people who say things that these men are saying. But, what they have to say isn't just benighted, it has consequences for millions of people.

Victim Blaming Has Achieved a New Low Watermark

Lori Day | Posted 08.03.2013 | Media
Lori Day

When you consider that animals bring on their own assaults, it is not hard to understand this same mentality when applied to all sorts of people by other people.

Ditching the Guilt As a First Step to Having it All

Jeanne Garbarino | Posted 06.25.2013 | Parents
Jeanne Garbarino

Let's ditch the guilt on the career front and the home front and live now without regret or apology for a job not only well done, but a life well-balanced.

Dads: The New Moms

Marian Salzman | Posted 02.16.2013 | Parents
Marian Salzman

The growing ranks of devoted and capable dads are likely to find their new role liberating. Watch for the rise of child-oriented masculinity challenging program makers, brands and advertisers to reflect the essence of this emerging new reality.

How to Repair the Gender Pay Gap? Teach Negotiation Skills in College

Rachel Simmons | Posted 01.08.2013 | Women
Rachel Simmons

Undergraduate institutions should teach women to navigate society's mixed messages, to advocate for themselves and to take risks.

How Out-Earning My Husband Is Ruining My Marriage

LearnVest | Posted 11.29.2012 | Weddings
LearnVest

The idea of a wife being the primary or sole breadwinner is a relatively new one (though a new study shows that over half of American women are household breadwinners), but speaking as that sole earner: I don't like it.

Is Hyper-Masculinity Ruining Your Marriage?

The Huffington Post | Katharine Lotze | Posted 07.23.2012 | Weddings

Could hyper-masculinity be ruining your marriage? According to a new study, published in the online journal "Sex Roles," men who have traditional n...

Wearing the Pants: What it Means to Be the Breadwinner

Heidi Sinclair | Posted 05.21.2012 | Women
Heidi Sinclair

It is hard to be a woman who not only wins all the bread, but also must bake it.

Why Earning Power = Sexual Power for Women

Liza Mundy | Posted 05.20.2012 | Women
Liza Mundy

Make no mistake: having intellectual and financial resources is a good thing for women, sexually, not a bad one.

Proud To Be A Stay-At-Home Dad?

Tom Matlack | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tom Matlack

The dad at the playground or at the "Mommy and Me" playgroup doesn't have to cower over in the corner.