Our Modern Day Betty Friedan Moment

Our Modern Day Betty Friedan Moment

  Is this all? Those three little words — Betty Friedan’s simple question — went on to define an era. Her book, The Feminine Mystique, arrived on February 19, 1963.  Per The New York Times Back Story: When she wrote the book, Ms. Friedan was a suburban housewife and mother who penned freelance articles for women’s magazines. She had become disillusioned by the conventional wisdom that all women needed to be happy was a husband, a home and a family. 53 years later many of us are experiencing a life that is the polar opposite of Betty Friedan and…