It seems that it literally makes some men sick to relinquish the role of breadwinner. In a day and age where many households see the woman earn more than the male, health problems can ensue for her husband. Feeling emasculated, his need for medicines related to sexual dysfunction, sleeplessness, and stress have been shown to increase, according to a study by Washington University in St. Louis’ Olin Business School. Societal norms dictate that men remain the superior earner, especially if that was the case when they entered the relationship. Doctors encourage couples to talk out any feelings of insecurity and work hard to see themselves as a team instead of competitors.

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