Eighty-nine percent of both men and women are comfortable with the notion of a family in which a woman earns more than a man. Seventy-four percent of men and 71% of women reject the notion that women need to behave more like men to be taken seriously in the workplace. Seventy-one percent of men say they are more comfortable than their fathers with women working outside the home. Seventy percent of women say they are less financially dependent on their spouse than their mothers were.
However, 69% of women think men resent women who have more power than they do; only 49% of men agree. Sixty percent of men say there are no longer any barriers to women's advancement in the workplace; only 50% of women agree. Finally, only 29% of men say that female bosses are harder to work for than male bosses, compared with 45% of women.