responsibilities of raising a child in equal measure, which w
ill ease the burden on the mothers as well as help the children learn more diverse life skills.
If fathers do not share the responsibilities of raising a c
hild, the mother-child bond could become so insulated that even the father might find it hard
to become part of it. Therefore, Chinese women would do good to take a step back and involve their husbands in hou
sehold affairs, including in raising children. Women should learn to refuse to sacrifice themselves for the sake of the fam
ily and, instead, work to fulfill their other goals in life, including building their careers, and ask their husbands to fu
lfill their part of the obligations to the family even if it means going against tradition.