Unless women speak up — and I don’t mean just talk, but get fluent in and remain fluent in a domain of expertise, whether finance, technology, science, fashion, construction, law — the whole idea that women can bring something extra to the table and be game changers won’t happen. To get women talking, here are three suggestions:
Tag: "ask a man"
My boyrfriend and I are thinking of getting hitched. I run my own business and have managed to build up quite a substantial amount of money. I’ve also inherited a decent sum. My significant other has been very supportive of my work and I imagine that will continue. The problem is his own career prospects are flagging. My family thinks I should ask him to sign a pre-nup. I don’t want to upset him and am worried he’ll interpret it as a bad sign. What do you think I should do?
My boyfriend and I just moved in together and will be married this fall. I want to make sure that we start off our marriage on an equal footing. I already seem to be doing more of the housework than he does. My married friends say that most men “don’t want a mate, they want a maid.” Is that true?
The myth, of course, is that men avoid marriage because of commitment issues. Let me state this clearly for the record: bollocks. Men easily commit – just look at the long suffering male fans of famously bad sports teams like the Chicago Cubs or the LA Clippers. We’ve stood by our losing side for years without getting a thing in return. That’s commitment.