Time Off Putting

“Men today are as likely as women to say they need to have time off work to care for babies, aging parents or sick family members, new data show. Yet men are much less likely than women to actually take leave if it’s not paid — and even if it is paid, they take much shorter leaves than women do … Just as women have for decades, men are finding it hard to balance career and family in the ways they want.” NYT Upshot: Men Say They Want Paid Leave but Then Don’t Use All of It. What Stops Them? (After changing the first few diapers, I realized I didn’t need as much time off as I thought…)

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