When people think of “having it all,” they don’t think of having everything they want – they think of quantifiable success: the proof that you’re happy, loved, successful. 560 more words
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If I can find a way to get exactly what I want without compromising, why shouldn’t I go for it? That’s what I thought when I made the decision about my name, … 829 more words
As a woman, a black woman at that, I am first to admit that the quest to “have it all” is not an easy one. Juggling career goals, chasing my writing dreams and aspirations outside of the 9 – 5, involvement and engagement in the lives of my children, maintaining relationships with friends and family, carving out time for myself, and finding the time to affirm and cater to the man in my life is kind of like a never-ending whirlwind. 1,074 more words
…glibly repeating “you can have it all” is simply airbrushing reality.
A little back story on this post: two weeks ago, I heard this amazing interview with Anne-Marie Slaughter.2,153 more words