Two Farm Women Describe Broken Dreams (November 2003)
This article describes the reactions of two farm women to two of the main frustrations of family farming, economics and farming with the in-laws. What was hoped for isn't working out and there is a lot of sadness and hopelessness to their lives.
Treating Farm Women As Ladies (November 2005)
This article contains the views of a farm women who gives advice to farmers on how to honor and respect their wives.
HAVING TRUE PARTNERSHIPS IN FARM OR RANCH MARRIAGES
What does that mean "liberated"? I think it means tht women have higher expectations about marriage. They don't want to be treated as secondary objects in the drama of male accomplishment and survival. It is about wanting partnership - a true partnership in every sense of the word.
Farm Marriages: The Rest Of The Story (April 2005)
The article contains the positive reactions that readers sent me regarding my article on "Eight Ways A Woman Can Make A Farmer Miserable."
How Farm Women Get Through Spring Work (April 2004)
This article describes how farm women cope with a particularly stressful time of the year. they describes various ideas and coping strategies to deal with the long hours and high stress during planting and harvesting.
Rural Romance Turns Sour (November 2005)
This article describes how farm family dynamics between parents and their farming offspring can cause serious marraige problems if there isn't respect for the young couples autonomy and need to be involved in decision-making on the farm.