He can do more than you think

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The traditional social contract for women to be homemakers puts men in breadwinner roles.

“Why is the work-and-family debate always about women? In our fixation on the barriers that face women on the way into the workplace, do we forget about the barriers that — for men — still block the exits?”

Assuming men are ‘useless’ at home is just as unfair as believing that women are ‘useless’ at work.

Gender equality means letting go of displaced guilt.

“The beauty of the arrangement is that theoretically, no one feels trapped in any role.”

Getting men to step up to more housework starts with breaking down exactly what needs to get done.

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