it’s this bullshit i cannot abide. you speak in absolutes: women can “always” have a family

Really?

You know that to be true about every woman alive, huh?

And this one: “And it means that career is only one part of women’s realm. For most men, it’s everything.”

Um…nope. Sorry. Wrong again. I don’t know a single man with children who considers his career to be everything. What era are you living in, man?

And as for it only being “part of women’s realm”…that is because women are expected in many cases to DO EVERYTHING and men in many cases (of the men and women family type you describe) are allowed to go to work, come home, eat the dinner their working spouse has prepared, put their feet up and watch the tube while their working spouse puts the baby to bed and cleans the kitchen.

You want that? Take it!

  • i want it noted that I am not assuming all men put the household responsibilities 100% on the woman. I’m simply addressing the type of situation you insist is systemic in our culture. I don’t actually think this is even close to as true as it once was, but if and when it is happening, i promise, it’s not some fucking utopia for “the woman who’s got it all” .

For the record, I blame Enjoli:

I still don’t know what I want to be when I grow up, but I know I want it to be spelled right and punctuated correctly. I guess that’s something.

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