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The conversation all working couples need to have — now

Adult children are doing nearly half of the daily caregiving for their elderly parents, stepparents and in-laws, and — no surprise — the overwhelming majority of those caregivers are women

You’ve consciously coupled. You and your spouse discussed everything from money to sex to children to in-laws to household chores. I applaud you and support you. Still, I’ll bet there’s something you didn’t discuss, and it’s not because you’re oblivious. You’re not. Even my co-author and I neglected to address it in our book, The New I Do: Reshaping Marriage for Skeptics, Realists and Rebels — who will care for your elderly parents and stepparents and how?

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Award-winning journalist, coauthor of “The New I Do: Reshaping Marriage for Skeptics, Realists and Rebels,” mom, changing the narrative about older women

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