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Kyle Smith (Twitter: @rkylesmith) is critic-at-large for National Review, theater critic for The New Criterion and the author of the novels Love Monkey and A Christmas Caroline. Type a title in the box above to locate a review.

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    Ladies, Cry at Work….If You Want to Stay on the Girl Track

    By kyle | March 18, 2016

    In a column, I respond to an Atlantic think piece inviting ladies to cry at work. Big mistake.

    Topics: Magazines | 1 Comment »

    One Response to “Ladies, Cry at Work….If You Want to Stay on the Girl Track”

    1. K Says:
      March 19th, 2016 at 2:24 am

      Spot on.

      My workplace is filled with professional women (no not that kind, damnit!) and the animosity between them never stops amazing me. A crying women will be side tracked and eventually laid off by a female manager as a matter of course – particularly if the crier looks like any kind of threat to her schedule, budget, or future job goals.