Being a Working Mother Means Always Having to Say You’re Sorry

by admin 6. March 2014 10:00
'"I’m sorry I was so slow to respond to your email. Sorry I can’t be there. Sorry I was late to pick up. Sorry to reschedule; sorry to ask for more time; sorry to miss the conference, the coffee, the call. I’m sorry I can’t stay longer. It’s time to get my kids. I’m sorry I have to skip the conference. I can’t afford more nights away. I’m sorry I have to miss the pitch. Jake has a fever. I’m sorry. I’m sorry. I’m so so sorry."' Sound familiar? That's the "perpetual sorry" for all the ways women perceive themselves as failing their employers, their families and themselves. Read up on one author's take on "Sorry!"


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