Where She Is and Where She's Going

There is a tide in the affairs of


Which, taken at the flood, leads —God knows where.

—Byron, Don Juan

BY all rights, the American woman today should be the happiest in history. She is healthier than U.S. women have ever been, better educated, more affluent, better dressed, more comfortable, wooed by advertisers, pampered by gadgets. But there is a worm in the apple. She is restless in her familiar familial role, no longer quite content with the homemaker-wife-mother part in which her society has cast her. Round the land, in rap session...

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