Here is an incisive post from another blog. Of course, if women have been lied to, the obvious question arise: Why do women so easily fall prey to these lies? We need to do a better job in the Western world of raising our daughters.
(source) Suzanne Venker writes: Twenty years ago, I wrote my first book about why women can’t “have it all,” or at least all at once, despite what the culture tells them.
At the time, the so-called Mommy Wars were raging. Women everywhere who’d been sold a bill of goods by their feminist mothers and mentors were either lamenting the futility of being able to successfully work full-time outside the home while maintaining a healthy marriage and family life, or they were defending their choice to work full-time by insisting children do fine in round-the-clock substitute care.
Since then, the messages to women about how to have a happy life—as it relates to love and sex, work and family—have merely served to make women miserable. Not only are theyunhappier than their mothers and grandmothers ever were, they’re significantly morestressed out; much more so than men.
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