New Study Shows Men Are Conflicted About Paternity Leave

Researchers say Americans have a conflicted view about paternity leave, according to a study released on Monday by the Boston College Center for Work & Family. A full 99 percent of the approximately 1,000 well-educated, white collar dads said companies should offer paid paternity leave, yet the study also showed that many of these professional men are reluctant to give up their breadwinning duties to be home with their partner and child. The "Today" show on Monday also released the results of a survey that found that 70 percent of dads thought men should be respected for taking a paternity leave, but 37 percent of the same dads in the survey said a man should be respected for going right back to work.

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