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I CAN BE SEXIST AND I KNOW IT–Confessions of a Big Flip Wife

A home-grown interview by SARAH FRONING, Ph.D.  |  Sarah Froning is a human capital consultant in Chicago Thanks to director Izzy Chan and The Big Flip team for allowing me to initiate a virtual discussion around what it is to flip traditional gender roles in a heterosexual marriage or partnership. I’m starting with my ...

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KEY FILM STATS

“We need to keep changing the attitude that congratulates men for changing a diaper, stigmatizes full-time dads, and penalizes working mothers. We need to keep changing the attitude that raises our girls to be demure and our boys to be assertive, that criticizes our daughters for speaking out and our sons for ...

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OVERCOMING OUR HIDDEN BIASES

  On days like this.  I read the morning/mourning news.  Hard to catch my breath. Take-a-deep-breath. I look over my children—especially my boy. I ask myself, "Is today the day I have to break his heart with the whole truth?" Do I have to tell him today all of what's behind my panicked face and ...

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Why The Big Flip Matters to Business, Institutions and Employers

Dr. Suzanne Doyle-Morris specializes in strategic career development and leadership coaching for high-potential executive women, and helps companies think through unconscious bias in the workplace. She is one of three experts featured in The Big Flip, a documentary on breadwinner wives and stay-at-home ...

A British Perspective on THE BIG FLIP

Jenny Garrett, M.A. is a London-based executive coach and the author of Rocking Your Role, a how-to guide for female breadwinners. Jenny is one of three experts featured in The Big Flip, a documentary on breadwinner wives and stay-at-home dads.   FULL INTERVIEW What inspired you to write a book for female ...

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Expanding the Language of Love for Big Flip Moms

A mom told me this story last Mother's Day.  As the breadwinner with a demanding job, she often is faced with the hard decision of selecting which school events to attend. She had gone to a ballet recital a few weeks earlier instead of the Mother's Day celebration because it was more important to her daughter. The ...

Making big flip relationships work

Kassandra Bibas, a marriage and family therapist who specializes in female breadwinner relationships, shares her perspective.   FULL INTERVIEW    What made you decide to focus on female breadwinners as your area of expertise? A lot of this came about through my own experience of being a woman breadwinner. My ...

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Perspectives: FORMER STAY-AT-HOME DAD TALKS

Not all marriages survive when husbands and wives flip traditional roles.  In our next few posts, a few big flip divorcées have generously agreed to share their story.  From first love to marriage to breakup to life afterward—their stories will help us understand the challenges big flip couples must overcome for love ...

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Perspectives: ADVICE FROM THE DIVORCE MEDIATORS

Thank you for taking the time to chat with me today about your perspective on the Big Flip. Have you seen a change in the number of “big flip” clients over the years? Ken: I’d imagine so, only because more people are getting divorced, so we’re seeing more clients. Donna: Yeah, we’re seeing more cases where the ...

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Perspectives: BEHIND THE BIG FLIP

You’ve predicted that women will flip the income gap by 2028—that's an exciting, and bold statement!  What is that based on? We built a comprehensive database of income by gender.  The correlation between education and income is almost perfect—the more education you have, the more money you make. About 10 years ...