Alice Duer Miller - Novelist and poet, 1874 - 1942
(Reprinted from "Feminist Classics" by Meg Bowman,
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But you think feminism is unattractive. I understand. You want to succeed... remember that not every one of you will make it to that corner office. Chances are you will have a responsible position where you can use your management skills. According to the federal government, women are head of household in more than half the households in this country -- and more than half the men ordered to pay child support don't.
Where husband and wife have Ph.D degrees in their respective disciplines, it is a mark of how well the woman has been kept in her place that a husband is often idolized by women for "permitting" her to squeeze a career into the interstices of their marriage as long as his own career is not unduly inconvenienced.