The percentage of married couples with higher-earning wives is four times greater than what is was in the 1960s. That means marriages like Betty and Don Draper’s are reserved for the time-capsule plotlines of “Mad Men,” not reflective of the changing relationships in today’s world.
Yes, the modern woman is a career woman, but that also has its problems.
From higher divorce rates to increased likelihood of infidelity, marriages where she earns more create a whole new dynamic between husbands and wives.
In the last decade, women have been told to be trail blazers, to “lean in” and shatter the glass ceiling, but most of the time, we ignore the cuts women get on the way to the top. In her new book “When She Makes More,” author Farnoosh Torabi hopes to arm female breadwinners with the tools to tackle a new kind of marriage, knowing that not every relationship is the same, but realizing that she was not alone in her struggle.
CREDIT: Victoria Moreno and Bianca Perez