This, despite my admonishment that NO ONE can have it all without being a jerk, or simple-minded, or a simple-minded jerk. (Come on, people. Pay attention!)
So then why are we still talking about having it all? Because a survey published last week by Citi and Linked In finds that there has been a bit of movement in regard to what "it all" means. Men and women are defining the "it" differently - which is what happens when you use a pronoun without an antecedent.
According to the survey, 79% of men say that having it all includes a "strong, healthy marriage," compared to 66% of women. The numbers change a bit if you talk about having a "strong, loving relationship" where marriage isn't necessary - 25% of women say this is part of "it all," compared to only 14% of men.
Whoa, there: men value marriage more than women, who would prefer love without the strings ofRead More »from "Feminist" Men, Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is!