I don’t think it’s the women’s movement that told everyone they had to run in a million directions. The idea is that they have the choice. Men tend to misinterpret this and use it to belittle women. If you want to work and be a mom, you should have the choice without feeling guilty. Yes, some have overextended themselves, probably without enough help or the rest of society changing at the same right. The good news is, they get to find out what they want.

Journalist & author of nerdy novel CARRIE PILBY (film version‘s on Netflix). Finishing up offbeat memoir. Love dogs & puns. Read more: http://carenlissner.com.

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