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When Wives Earn More Than Their Husbands, Both Partners Are in Denial About It

One of the most profound social changes in the past 50 years has been the mass entrance of women into the workforce. Although the gender wage gap continues to exist across every country and occupation, more and more women are bringing home larger paychecks than their boyfriends, partners, or husbands. A Pew Research Center study from 2013 found that 40 percent of American households include a woman as the main or sole earner.
The UC Observer

How to Apologize Like You Mean It

In my family, we excel at delivering apologies. We fight loudly and passionately and then we make up. We hug, we say we're sorry and we move on. Not all families work this way. During my first few years of married life, I tried to put my husband through my version of an apology boot camp. He resisted every step of the way. Eventually, I taught him how to say sorry. Now he acknowledges not only the intentions of his words and actions, but also their impact.
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