- “The Breadwinner Complex: Are women apologizing for earning more than their husbands?” by Dr. Peggy Drexler.
May 15, 2013 ... Before Lori and James’s second son was born last fall, they devised a plan. After her short maternity leave, Lisa would return to work as a tech consultant … continue reading on forbes.com.
- “‘Babes’ can be worthwhile role models, too#8221; by Dr. Peggy Drexler.
May 14, 2013 ... In the three days since Disney crowned its 11th official princess and people got a glimpse of the "new" Merida… continue reading on cnn.com.
- “Millennial Males’ ‘Lean In’ Ambivalence” by Dr. Peggy Drexler.
May 14, 2013 ... There’s now a host of ambitious terminology for women in the workplace—and young guys are feeling left out of the girls’ club… continue reading on thedailybeast.com.
- “What Will The World Be Like For Working Women In The Year 2020?” by Dr. Peggy Drexler.
May 13, 2013 ... There is a scene in television’s Mad Men. Roger Sterling: “My mother always said, ‘be careful what you wish for, because you’ll get it And then people get jealous and try to take it away from you.’”… continue reading on forbes.com.
- “A Case for the Working Mom” by Dr. Peggy Drexler.
May 12, 2013 ... Julie always expected she’d quit her job as a technical recruiter as soon as she and her husband, Billy, had kids… continue reading on hellogiggles.com.
- “Why there are more walk-away moms” by Dr. Peggy Drexler.
May 4, 2013 ... Eleven years ago, Brenda Heist dropped off her young kids at school -- and never returned. Not to pick them up later, and not to their Pennsylvania home… continue reading on cnn.com.
- “Parent Fail: How to Talk to Kids About Your Own Setbacks” by Dr. Peggy Drexler.
May 4, 2013 ... Joanna had known for months that her job was in jeopardy… continue reading on huffingtonpost.com.
May 21, 2011 ... We're starting to see the term "gender fatigue." We've been talking so long about female equality in the workplace that it feels like ... continue reading on the Huffington Post.
Mar 18, 2011 ... Will the women who risked all to bring down a government find that all they got for their bravery and sacrifice was a shuffling of ... continue reading on huffingtonpost.com
Few areas of gender relations have seen more change than men and society. The once unquestioned leader, protector and provider is between definitions. These pieces look at the changing world of our men and how they are adjusting—or not adjusting—to the shifting balance of gender power.
Apr 16, 2011 ... Full disclosure. I know Jenna. I know Beckett. And my husband runs J. Crew. Just for the sake of discussion, let's restage the photo shoot. Continue reading on huffingtonpost.com
Jan 27, 2011 ... Pregnancy -- like teen sex -- is no longer a secret. It's ratings. The progression from hidden shame to primetime programming raises ... continue reading on huffingtonpost.com
Feb 2, 2011 ... Feminism is ultimately about the freedom to chose and compete and be who you are -- also to tumble into the slime pit of excess. Continue reading on huffingtonpost.com
June 18, 2011 ... It's no secret that the past few decades have transformed traditional gender relationships. Both men and women are operating by a whole new set of rules. Continue reading on www.wsj.com.
May 10, 2011 ... Womens' relationships with their fathers run from great to benign to frightening . Real fathers are not perfect. They're human. Continue reading on the Huffington Post.
Talk about daughters and power, and the discussion inevitably wends its way to fathers. Fathers give girls confidence. Fathers set the bar in expectations ... continue reading on huffingtonpost.com
Mar 24, 2011 ... Why is being a mother so hard? And why do we all harbor such emotionally corrosive fears that we aren't doing it right? Continue reading on huffingtonpost.com
When you see the world through the eyes of a psychologist, everything is open to commentary. As a working woman, in a happy 30-plus year marriage, the mother of two, and sharing my home with two large dogs, there is a lot to comment on without leaving the confines of my life. Here I offer my random, personal observations about politics, friends, family and large animals.
Dr. Drexler’s complete article archive can be found here.
Raising Boys Without Men
How Maverick Moms Are Creating the Next Generation of Exceptional Men
Published by Rodale, 2005