Check out these thought-provoking responses to The Atlantic’s buzz-worthy cover story.
The blogosphere was buzzing this weekend over The Atlantic‘s cover story, .
The author, , says it’s impossible for women to give their families the attention they want to give while also thriving in a high-powered career.
Women of my generation have clung to the feminist credo we were raised with, even as our ranks have been steadily thinned by unresolvable tensions between family and career, because we are determined not to drop the flag for the next generation. But when many members of the younger generation have stopped listening, on the grounds that glibly repeating “you can have it all” is simply airbrushing reality, it is time to talk.
We pulled together some of the best commentary around the piece, so you can get a sense for all the different opinions on this topic:
- (The New York Times)
- Fine, Women Can’t Have It All. Isn’t That Called Compromise? (Slate‘s XXFactor)
- (Jessica Valenti)
- (Hey Elise)
- (The Hairpin)
Have you read other thought-provoking responses to this piece? Leave us a link in the comments!
Or tell us what YOU think. Can women (or men!) have it all?