Do women think of the entire issue of work/life differently from the way men do? Do they attach more or less importance to related consequences on their careers? And on the choices they make for their careers? Some interesting insights
in this article in the Washington Post by Selena Rezvani. In my view, clearly women have had to make greater sacrifices for the family. This often has resulted in their having to cut short their professional careers or forego opportunities to take up higher responsibilities. Of course there have been some notable exceptions, but by and large women seem to get the worst of it when having to juggle between their home making and work responsibilities.
Only recently have men begun to accept that they may have to make compromises on their careers just as they expect their wives to do so. Over the years, stay at home men will become more common then they are now!