It has recently been reported in theDaily Mail that apparently husbands should be wary of their wives who choose to work longer hours as it could be a sign of Relationship Breakdown. It has been suggested in this article that wives are choosing to work longer hours as a ‘form of insurance’ in the event of a Divorce as they consider themselves to be more at risk financially than their husbands. Apparently the same cannot be deduced from husbands working longer hours. This seems surprising when I have been around women who have been concerned about their husbands who appear to be avoiding them by either working late or visiting a string of pubs before they eventually come home. There could be a number of factors that are linked to women working longer hours generally, such as the increase in cost of living as a result of the current economic climate or because there is more equality in the workplace so women are taking on more senior roles.
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