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Women Are Finally Speaking Up, But Is Anyone Listening?

It wasn’t all that long ago that we as women were collectively brainwashed into knowing “our place” in the social construct of life: ensuring the house was clean, that the kids (which we were expected, if not obliged, to have) were taken care of, and that there was a delicious meal awaiting hubby when he came home from an extremely hard day at work. And let’s not forget the duty of looking good and offering romance and seduction at the drop of our husband’s fedora hat. In fact, in some households this picture is still a reality in 2019. Many women enjoy this traditional, if antiquated, marital contract: You do your thing out in the world and I’ll do mine here at home. And together, we’ll do it all.

But what about the women who want to do it all, but by themselves? Is this a good thing or a bad thing? And is it even humanly possible? While more and more women are having their voices heard on this topic and are feeling the confidence to come out and claim their independence, their corporate identities, their entrepreneurial spirits, or their ambitions to do anything and everything, is anyone really listening?

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