22 Sep Women’s happiness – the debate continues
I don’t care that Marcus Buckingham asserted in his recent post “What’s Happening to Women’s Happiness” that women today are in the middle of a misery epidemic. He’s dead wrong _ã” women today are NOT unhappier than they were 40, 50 or 60 years ago.
I’ve talked to many, many women of my mother’s generation. Women who spent their young adult years in the 1950s and 60s. They were the generation raised under traditional restraints and constraints. Few went to college, almost all married young, placing their husband’s needs and ambitions above their own. And they couldn’t wait to raise their own daughters to be feminists and throw off the shackles of their mothers’ existence.
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