My idyllic vision of what it would mean for me to achieve the economic success to the extent that my little nuclear family on my one income was so “ Ozzie and Harriet “ was flawed. The 21st century does not allow it. My wife was stuck between two worlds. The very well off who did not engage with day to day parenting instead hired nannies and spent their days planning vacations or the middle class that was based on two incomes where the kids were at daycare. My one income could not afford the nanny and two or three vacations a year,but the judgement from the working moms about what an easy life my wife had were quite destructive to my “Ozzie and Harriet” fantasies

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