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I had a traditional father, working the normal 9-5 schedule. My wife and I decided to try the progressive and different roles exchange. I stayed home with our two children and she worked a corporate job that made much more money than I did. After a year, she decided she missed the kids (not the laundry and cleaning) and I missed some vague kind of fulfillment that came from working outside the home. Now, I'm a teacher and I am still very involved with my children and their upbringing, but I also get fulfillment from going to work everyday. There is something to say for traditional gender roles and hardwiring in the brain. (I still do all the cooking and shopping - so maybe that is the hunter/gathering in me?)
posted 5 years ago
posted 5 years ago
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