My column Tuesday explored the growing Daddy Wars: Men are feeling more work-life conflict today than women, perhaps in part because they’re taking on more domestic duties but still feel pressure to climb the ladder at work.
Men are indeed much more active and involved fathers and husbands today than in the past. That said, the household division of labor is still nowhere near equal. And that domesticity gap is not just a result of men’s greater likelihood to be employed; today, women with jobs spend more time on housework and childcare today than men without jobs:
This is true even if you look only at the universe of people with children at home, by the way.