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The Family Weekly: When ‘Follow Your Passion’ Isn’t Enough

Plus: the complexities of female friendships, and how to parent an angry adult son
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This Week in Family

‘Follow your passion’ is pretty common professional advice, but, as the authors Elizabeth Wallace and Hana Schank argue, it may not be enough to keep women in the workforce. In interviewing women about their career and family choices, Wallace and Schank noticed that many of

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