One of my brilliant clients said something like this to me recently….
“Betsy, I’ve been asking myself why things haven’t REALLY changed for women over the past century. I mean we’ve certainly made gains, and in many ways in American society we have more freedoms than ever before…at least on a surface level it seems that way. But at the core of us, AT A DEEPER LEVEL—we still have such a long way to go.”
The answer that came to her was that, it’ because as women, WE keep doing the same things!
WE keep putting everyone else and everything else before ourselves because we think that’s what we’re “supposed” to do.
We think that what’s healthy for our kids, our marriages, our loved ones, our communities is to just keep doing, doing, doing. Put our heads down, do the work, day in and day out.
We keep taking more and more on….the career, the dishes, the laundry, the cleaning, the cooking,...