Ambitious women struggle in their romantic relationships, as their career soars.
The article below provides insight in the issue and suggests for partners to focus on an equal contribution to the relationship. In my practice, I see that women learn “Alpha” behavior on the job and bring that behaviour home. Many women want to feel safe to be vulnerable at home. They want to feel cared for and they hope for support in the household chores . In the romantic relationship polarity matters. So behaving like an “Alpha”, yet needing to be partnered in a complementary polarity (opposites attract), like wanting to be cared for is very challenging.
Understanding and discussing polarity as well as controlling, Alpha-behavior at home, can certainly be a contributor find resolution for the ambition gap.
Read the full article on cosmopolitan.com.