If You Can’t Find a Spouse Who Supports Your Career, Stay Single

This article is written by Avivah Wittenberg-Cox. You can view the original article here.

I was at a dinner with eight highly successful professional women recently, ranging in age from 35 to 74. Their stories were typical of research I have been conducting on dual-career couples.

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How to Conquer Career Transition

This article is written by Leah Shmerling, a Career Money Life Certified Supplier. You can view the original article on Crown Coaching and Training‘s website.

Susan felt fulfilled in her last role as a vocational trainer. She enjoyed working with her colleagues in a positive workplace, and the challenge of training and seeing participants learn and develop. Her role brought her career and personal fulfilment. Despite her success, Susan was disappointed that her contract could not be renewed due to funding. She was left disillusioned and her confidence was effected. Six months later, she is still searching for a new role.

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How Parents Get in the Way of our Career Plans

For most of human history, what we did for a living was decided for us by our families. We would either directly copy what our parents did, or else we would reverentially accept their suggestions for what we might do.

Only for around the last 200 years have we been choosing jobs for ourselves – and we’re still at the dawn of learning some of the complexities involved.

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What no one tells new mums and dads about parenthood

New-parent loneliness can strike anyone. Most first-time mums and dads are often overwhelmed by their changing role in life. Read the article below on what expecting parents can do to battle isolation and loneliness after the birth of their first child. 

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