As unemployment has hit a 16-year high and Wall Street shakes off tens of thousands of jobs, affluent couples in the New York area find their families suddenly in flux. Itâ€™s not only the high-flying income and the attendant abundance that have evaporated. For many couples, itâ€™s also the assumption of what their marriages would look like; the traditional model â€” executive husband and stay-at-home wife â€” may be a little dated, or unworkable.
A good article from the NYT. As a father and husband, I found the article to offer and interesting perspective on what strains the economy and job loss can place on a family.