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Re: Is Sailing Sexist?

Originally Posted by bljones View Post
Which is a great example of sexism- why is it HER job to pick up the kids off the bus? Why does SHE have to take time off work?......
Why is it not? The fact that more women assume this role does not prove they are forced into it. When I had little kids, I brought them to school in the morning, because my wife had to be to work too early. However, I can absolutely guarantee that she felt a need to do so, more than I.

To this day, she feels like she has to 'be there'. No one is telling her to.

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