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There is no going back to the pre-Industrial Revolution age, but we can and should think more carefully about the nature of work and what it means to women and families.

By Carrie Gress, Ph.D., Catholic World Report, October 22, 2019

Since the 1960s, women have been encouraged to throw off the shackles of home and dive into careers.

The regnant wisdom has been that a career is far more satisfying than homemaking. As I’ve outlined in my book The Anti-Mary Exposed, five decades later the ramifications of this rush to work are being felt deeply throughout the culture. The absence of women as the heart of the family has led to a sharp decline in personal happiness among men, women, and children, while abuse, neglect, suicide, divorce, consumerism, and narcissism have increased.

In reaction to this, many Catholics are suggesting an opposing view that women shouldn’t do any sort of work outside the home, conjuring up memories of June and Ward Cleaver as the model Catholic family. ….

Read entire article: https://www.catholicworldreport.com/2019/10/22/women-to-work-or-not-to-work/