12/13/2013 03:46 pm ET

A Stay-at-Home Dad's Dilemma, When The Marriage Ends - NYTimes.com

What happens to a marriage when a woman works and a husband stays home to raise children? On Sunday, The Times reported on how this plays out in the field of finance, where growing numbers of women say they are able to compete at new levels thanks to stay-at-home husbands. Readers from a variety of fields and economic backgrounds responded with an outpouring of experiences: the Connecticut stay-at-home father who tells white lies about his lack of employment (“which career is it this week?”); the wife who said the role reversal made her marriage “more egalitarian and respectful.”

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