It frustrates me that my son’s mother is the breadwinner, but I want to teach him better
Should I be embarrassed because I earn less than my son’s mother?
For a long time, I have pretended that it doesn’t bother me. But the truth is, it does.
I care that my partner earns more than me – it’s a genuine frustration. But it shouldn’t be – why does money and status antagonise me so much?
I consider myself a 21st century man; I gave up a high-pressure full-time job, so that I could work part-time and look after my two-year-old son.
It’s an increasingly familiar story, with stay-at-home dads (SAHDs) like myself all over the UK.
We have an image – probably self-perpetuated – of being... read more
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