Building a legacy — which benefits others and will survive beyond your lifetime — encourages you to think deeper and longer term.
In 2022, 41 percent of adults providing unpaid adult care were men, according to a Washington Post analysis of the latest American Time Use Survey data. That number is down from about 45 percent in 2019, and 47 percent in 2012. The gender gap in unpaid adult care continues to grow, with women providing most of the care.
Scapegoating — the projecting of unwarranted blame — can crop up often in everyday life. It happens in troubled homes where members shame a family scapegoat rather than look at the true nature of their frustrations.