"We call these employees HISTORY'S SHOCK ABSORBER... no longer is it just the male breadwinner
off to do battle with the forces of globalization, then pampered at home by a dutiful wife ...
the common parlance is time squeeze ... means that more households are missing the one factor
that had kept everything afloat: a full-time wife ... in this way, the sense of a daily grind
has settled over a large segment of the population"