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Margaret R Anderson
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Sorry but I reject the premise of your opening statement. My response was not related to my experience but instead to prevailing known drivers among women as a whole (of course not all, just most) and confirmed by numerous studies and surveys revealing that when given the choice between raising children and a demanding career, women choose the former option greater than 65% of the time, on average.

Its important to distinguish the difference between the availibilty of an option and the desire to exercise it. Up until mid last century, most women did not have the option to stay home, but the biological nurturing driver has always been there. As the option of home vs career/work outside of home became more available to women over time, where possible women as a whole exercised it. The rate of women staying at home with the kids in the early century (whatever the percentage) was a reflection of options not desire. It was feminism which told women to exercise the wrong option against their inherent drivers.

I would never de-value your personal experience (I’m certain it’s very real to you). However, I simply do not consider empirical perspective as valid evidence to support your incorrect assertion.

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