Tag Archive for: marriage

23
Mar

A recent article by Tara Parker-Hope in the New York Times discussed why women do more childcare than their husbands. On 16 out of 25 child-care tasks — like changing diapers, taking a child to the doctor or getting up in the middle of a night to attend to a child — women reported statistically […]

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19
Dec

How many friends do you really have, and where are these friends?  This recent article by Ned Potter of ABC News indicated some trends and research findings that I find disturbing: We may “friend” more people on Facebook, but we have fewer real friends– the kind who would help us out in tough times, listen sympathetically no […]

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6
Jul

The NY Times “Room for Debate” is about “How can we get men to do more at home?”  I’m afraid that I can’t help them with this one and I’m not particularly happy with any of the responses because they don’t reflect me and my family. The discussions center around why men don’t feel the […]

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22
Jun

Today is our 25th wedding anniversary.  Even though it is a big one, we are keeping it low-key. Whenever we share our research on trust, Aneil always tells people that we might know a little something about it since we’ve been married for 25 years. From my 25-year perspective (do I sound old?!), marriage at […]

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3
Nov

I’m still not as big a fan of of David Brooks as I used to be before he wrote a column back in August of 2008.  Nonetheless, I did agree with much of what he had to say in his New York Times essay yesterday.  (That is, once I waded through the first part of […]

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13
Dec

Original Post 1-31-08 Although”officially” Karen and began dating the summer before I went off to college, we dated each other throughout college and she was my “steady” (a term probably unheard of on today’s college campuses. So once again, I felt like I was a Neanderthal when I read this in today’s Wall Street Journal: […]

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11
Feb

In an article by Carol Hymowitz in today’s Wall Street Journal, several CEOs talk about how they rely on their spouses for advice on important issues. I think this is a great idea, even if the spouse isn’t a business professional. Getting input from as many intelligent people as possible before making strategic decisions is […]

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