Most working parents wish they can just stay at home, look after the kids, away from the stress of office life.
stay-at-home moms are just as stressed as working moms and stay-at-home
dads are more likely to split up with their partners than office dads.
survey of 1,200 mothers was recently conducted and it revealed that 92% of working moms still end up “working” even when they get home.
According to the working mothers who were interviewed, home life is just as stressful as office life.
On the other hand, 89% of stay-at-home moms shared that most of
their partners do not offer help when it comes to household chores or
taking care of the kids. That is why they feel so stressed out by the
Additionally, the study made by TheBump.com and Forbes Woman found that
85 percent said that even when their partners come home from work, they
still do not get a break from the “stay-at-home” life and 50 percent
said they never got any help at all.
Working mothers and stay-at-home moms are frustrated by the unequal designation of responsibilities.
They added that their partner’s lack of contribution at home makes it
extremely stressful for them. They feel alone despite having a partner
However even if husbands stay at home or they do more work, it still doesn’t help.
Stay-at-home husbands are more likely to divorce their wives, according
to the American Journal of Sociology. It seems like having no job is a
bigger reason for divorce than marital despair.
The study found out that men with no jobs are more likely to be left by their wives.
On the contrary, whether a woman worked or not, this doesn’t affect the
chances of her husband leaving her. This is called ‘asymmetrical
revolution’, according to Dr. Sayer.
Although there have been significant changes in women’s roles in recent years, this doesn’t hold true for men.
Dr. Sayer said men are still being criticized if they do things regarded as a woman’s job.