Why do women who want to have children work in fields of work that aren't compatible with raising children or taking time off?

They claim they want to be "independent hard working women" but at the same time want to take time off to have and raise children. They can't have it both ways. For example, a woman who is an airpline pilot that works red eye flights and weird hours, or a woman who works in manual labor in mining or... show more They claim they want to be "independent hard working women" but at the same time want to take time off to have and raise children. They can't have it both ways. For example, a woman who is an airpline pilot that works red eye flights and weird hours, or a woman who works in manual labor in mining or in jobs that require intense travel. They say that they have trouble dating and finding a partner because they are always traveling and hate their jobs, but they are so stubborn about being a "feminist" and "independent" that they won't switch careers
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