Emotional Labor is Imbalanced, But it Doesn’t Have to Be
Emotional labor is essential to maintaining relationships, but this invisible work often falls to women and minorities.
Has anyone ever demanded that you smile when you’re in a bad mood? Have you had to put your feelings aside to make people around you feel more comfortable? These are just a few small examples of emotional labor, which is the uncompensated work that many women and minorities do every day to uplift people around them.
To explore this topic, I sat down wit…
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