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A Woman’s Nation: Who Wears the Pants?

One question in the Shriver Report, when husbands weighed in, was who wears the pants? Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm’s husband is now a full-time Dad. He talked about the shifting landscape of their marriage and changes in his sense of himself. Unlike fathers in the past, who ‘took a back seat,’ he sometimes tells his wife to ‘stay out of my lane.’ His sentiments were echoed by other dads – whereas they and the kids are a team when mom is at work, she still expects to be in charge … Continue reading

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