Sling-Backs and Sexual Harassment

It’s sort of hard to wrap your mind around … they both have taken Corporate America by storm, they both burn the midnight oil, they’re both trying to get another rung higher on the ladder. Why does she often seem so much more frustrated than him? It must be because she can’t handle the grind, right? Come on out of the cave there, big boy, and have a look around. The world has changed, we have fire and everything. It could be any number of things shortening her fuse, but if it is work putting her in the persistent pissy mood then it might be more … [Read more...]

Don’t be a Tool

It happens to the best of men. He was once the main, maybe even the sole provider, and now it’s his wife that is putting most of the zeroes in your joint bank account. That can be a blow to his ego, and he certainly does need to find a constructive way to deal with it as a couple and a family. There are a lot of things that can be done, but here’s a piece of advice for the man struggling to find his new identity: Do not take up the role of Mr. Fix-It if you are not, in fact, Mr. Fix-It. For those men who can step into a pair of work boots and build an … [Read more...]

The Unbalanced Beam

Sometimes it is a little more difficult for women to find an inner sense of balance, especially when work and home life collide. Why? Because even though more than 40% of homes have a bread winning mama, there hasn’t been much change in the division of labor domestically. So while both partners are busting their asses outside the home, she still shoulders more than her share of responsibilities inside the home. She takes care of the shopping, the cooking, the carpool, the PTA. No wonder she snaps when he asks why there’s no milk. The sad truth is, … [Read more...]