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The End of Men?

Denise67 Wrote: Oct 04, 2012 9:50 AM
This reminds me of a study I read about comparing the kids of stay-at-home-moms with those of stay-at-home-dads. The kids with SAHDs performed better on every measure -- intellectual, emotional, and social. The researchers believed this was because the supporting moms came home and paid more attention to the kids than the supporting dads. Thus, the kids with SAHDs got more from BOTH parents than those with SAHMs.
Charlotte239 Wrote: Oct 04, 2012 12:12 PM
That is exactly my thought on the subject. The SAHD's give the kids more freedom to play and entertain themselves, while the Mom's with SAHD's come home, put the place to right and make the kids do their homework and chores.

In her new book, "The End of Men," Hanna Rosin says we are on the verge of matriarchy.

Rosin doesn't exactly celebrate the demise of men, but she is puzzled by men's reluctance to let go of old gender roles: "The women take on new roles with gusto, while the men take them on only reluctantly."

It happens even in the upper classes. Steven, for example, is a househusband for his legal-eagle wife -- at least for now, while he goes to law school. "Hey if you want to win, you put your best batter on the plate,"...

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