The Double Standards of Parenting We Can’t Seem to Shake

From Harper’s Bazzar authored by Gemma Hartley:

“He will always come away from a weekend, a day, even a half hour at the park with our kids dripping in gold stars—if not from me then from strangers, family, friends, everyone. He’s never going to feel invisible in his role as a father, like I do as I move through the background, cleaning up piles of scattered laundry and preempting unseen disasters. Even if he is doing the same mundane work that I do, someone will always see, always notice, always lift him up as an exalted one among men.”

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