The Valentine’s Day Gift for Men that Keeps on Giving: Gender Equality (Part Four)

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How gender equality affects their children, their workplaces, and a man’s mate. I’ve had the good fortune to see the many ways in which gender equality is good for men through my consulting, my research, and in my own life. And I have also come to understand how loaded and confusing gender equality can be for men. At a presentation …

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The Valentine’s Day Gift for Men that Keeps on Giving: Gender Equality (Part Three)

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Gender equality starts with the recognition that idealized roles—at work and at home—constrain us all. This four-part series on why gender equality is powerfully beneficial for men began with data. In comparison to men who share less equally with their partner or spouse in the care of their children, those men who are more involved: Are healthier, both mentally and …

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The Valentine’s Day Gift for Men that Keeps on Giving: Gender Equality (Part Two)

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Men’s experiences of and satisfaction with work and income This article is a follow-up to an earlier piece published on February 14th, Valentine’s Day. The central message was: Men in egalitarian marriages and relationships enjoy many benefits. This is not common knowledge. The article highlighted findings from a study of millennial fathers conducted by the Boston College Center for Work & Family, …

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The Valentine’s Day Gift for Men that Keeps on Giving: Gender Equality (Part One)

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Research shows gender equality for men translates to greater career flexibility, more financial security, and more time for life outside of work. As Valentine’s Day approaches, many men feel pressure to send the flowers, buy the jewelry, arrange and pay for the nice dinner while you seem to hear much less about what women need to be doing ahead of …

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The Gender Connection: A Conversation About the Future of Boys

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Between Mark Sherman and Lisa Levey, 10 of the people they love the most are boys and men. The issues of men and boys is critically important to them. They are starting a conversation to try to bridge the gender gap. Mark Sherman, PhD, is an emeritus professor of psychology at SUNY, New Paltz, where his main interest has long …

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Six Strategies for Co-parenting Before Divorce

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Co-parenting within an intact family requires strategies to support parents’ work-life balance in less gendered ways, says Lisa D’Annolfo Levey. In doing a Google search on the word co-parenting, I quickly found that co-parenting is a word we reserve for divorced families, not intact ones. Isn’t it strange that in 2012 we don’t have a word—a common vocabulary—to describe mothers …

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