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How To Carve Out Your Careers Together

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When we get married I plan to work part-time to help with the bills, but really want to be a traditional stay-at-home wife. However, my husband, who is just beginning his career, seems to think his work shouldn’t concern me and as a result I feel left out. I’m not a control freak, but I’d like to be included in his career plans. Do you think that’s wrong? “What do you want to be when you grow up?” is a challenging question to answer when you are three years old. At age eighteen, or sometimes earlier, there comes another one:…

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Winning At Work (as a Woman) Without Losing At Love

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I’m a working woman. I went to college to be a graphic designer and landed a great job shortly after graduation. In fact, I earn more than my fiancé. However, my parents are convinced that since I work outside the home, our marriage is going to fall apart. Is there any evidence to show that a wife that works leads to marriage problems? The relationship of work and family in the United States has undergone a profound change in the last few decades. More and more women have entered the labor force. In the past, most women in the workplace…

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