There’s a name for that: Cognitive labor

One of the conflicts most often brought to my office is about the division of labor in the family. Pain and resentment can accumulate and run deep over who does what around the home, and with the children.  Partners can feel devalued, and taken advantage of.   Particularly with both partners working outside of the home, the question arises: What does it take to make a family household run?  Some years ago, I became aware of the notions of physical labor

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Dr. Hudak is dedicated to bringing research about the family into public discourses, weaving together the private stories that portray the often hidden cultural landscapes of our time. She is a popular speaker with both professional and lay audiences, addressing topics pertaining to relationships and the family life cycle.