‘Lifestyle Diseases’ Plague Indian Women

IPS – ‘Lifestyle Diseases’ Plague Indian Women | Inter Press Service.

While this study has been done in India, the effects I am sure, are felt by women everywhere. The constant struggle to maintain perfection both at work and home can lead to a range of diseases from obesity, depression to hypertension and chronic back ache.

The men need to be partners in finding and keeping a solution to this constant struggle. Be there, be supportive, be responsible about division of labor in both house hold chores and child care. And the women need to let go of the need to control the quality of housework and allow their partners to become more active in child care. Perhaps then, with a greater gender balance, the pressure would shift and allow millions of working women world wide, the time, opportunity and luxury to take care of themselves 🙂

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Posted on November 22, 2012, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. 4 Comments.

  1. I totally agree..If more households shared the work and responsibility everyone in the family would benefit…Diane

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  2. That is very true, no doubts… But girl, where are new posts?!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I’m waiting for more of ur writing! Miss ur posts!!!!

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    • I know, I know. I have to really make an effort and get back to blogging even if its only micro-blogging 😛 There’s so many topics in my head, just need to sit down and write. I have been reading up on your posts on Singapore and Hong Kong and girl I am soooo jealous 🙂

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