It seems women are changing to fit into the new technical society. Men, on the other had, see traditional values fall away and struggle for an identity. The old 40 hour week is gone for ever. Men in particular are working more hours, up to 65 hours a week. They feel that they are always on call to go back to work. There is nowhere to hide. Mobile phones have moved the "work/finished-work" barrier right into the home. Despite more women in the workforce, men feel that they have to work to leave women free to look after children.
Men and women are living separate lives. They are not communicating. Even though couples share the same bed, men feel that they are left out and on their own. They want to have quality time with the children. With the mobile always ringing they don't get the chance.
Mothers are so tied up with their children that they won't even consider taking a part-time job to free up more of their partner's time. Society has been moving too far away from the traditional to meet the demands of modern women. In the process men have been forgotten. Many men now feel that getting married was the worst thing they had ever done. They get no appreciation from their partners and are fiercely told by females that the role of men is to work and provide.
It is sad that many men stay in a relationship because they fear their partners will say that they want a divorce, take over half the property and leave the man financially burdened for life. They earn good money but have to ask female partners if they can spend money on what they want rather than on what they need. Surveys show it is a myth that women spend more hours on domestic duties than men doing formal work.