And What Do You Do?

And What Do You Do?

When Women Choose To Stay Home

Book - 2000
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And What Do You Do? reveals the trend among married women who choose to put their husbands' careers first (some for a few years, others for decades) while carving out their own lives on the home front and beyond. Through dozens of personal interviews, the authors, who themselves made this decision, explore how partnering gives wives equal voice in marriage; why they choose to backburner their careers; how they retool job skills into new, emotionally rewarding work; how they negotiate with their husbands to take turns with career priorities; and how their gifts of love and time to their families come back tenfold.
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif : Wildcat Canyon Press, c2000.
ISBN: 9781885171405
1885171404
Branch Call Number: 305.43649 Kau 3701 1
Characteristics: xiii, 209 pages
Additional Contributors: Quiqley, Mary 1949-

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