You Can't Have it All—and You Don't Need To
It’s a question that every woman faces at some point in her life: Can I really have it all? Between work, family, and everything in between, it’s no wonder that women feel so pressured all the time.
However, it turns out that there is no such thing as “having it all,” and changing the way we view gender equality could make things a lot easier for everyone.
Check out Anne-Marie Slaughter’s TED talk on how we can all do our part to ensure that no one feels like she needs to “have it all” ever again.
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Lily is a writer, editor, and social media manager, as well as co-founder of The Prospect, the world’s largest student-run college access organization. In addition to her writing with The Muse, she also serves as an editor at HelloFlo and Her Campus. Recently, she was named one of Glamour’s Top 10 College Women for her work helping underserved youth get into college. You can follow Lily on Twitter.More from this Author