Excerpt from book:
This dramatic economic shift can lead to guilt, shame, and questions of identity for both sexes. Money is already a bone of contention for most people; when she makes more, however, the plot thickens.
How to thrive in a relationship when you’re the richer half
For the top-earning woman, the rules are different. She faces a much higher risk for burnout, infidelity, and divorce. In this highly practical book, financial guru and media star Farnoosh Torabia breadwinner herselfpresents a bold strategy that not only addresses how income imbalances affect relationships and family dynamics, but also how a woman can best manage (and take advantage of) this unique circumstanceemotionally, socially, and financially.
Among the rules:
Rewrite the Fairy Tale: Come to grips with the new landscape for dating, marriage, and ever after.
Find Your Favorite Position: Stay on top of the finances while allowing your partner to lead.
Don’t Settle for a Mr. Mom: The math may conclude it’s best for him to quit his job to become the primary caregiver, but there's far more to consider.
Don’t Make His Life Too Easy: How outsourcing and paying for help can backfire.
With eye-opening stories and a survey of one thousand people, this book will appeal to fans of The End of Men and The Richer Sex. Torabi helps us embrace this new reality and make it work.