Do you have a contract with your spouse?

British academic Jennifer Petriglieri's book gives tips to working couples trying to navigate career and family life

Dr Jennifer Petriglieri draws on her own experience as well as interviews with more than 100 working couples to illustrate how partners can support each other in their career and life goals.
Dr Jennifer Petriglieri draws on her own experience as well as interviews with more than 100 working couples to illustrate how partners can support each other in their career and life goals.ST PHOTO: JASON QUAH

For many dual-career couples, finding personal and professional fulfilment can be tough.

Some may be pursuing career goals while raising children and supporting each other as well as their ageing parents.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on February 09, 2020, with the headline 'Do you have a contract with your spouse?'. Print Edition | Subscribe