Barbara CorcoranBill Higgins

New York Magazine feature


Corcoran and Higgins are featured for an article about the dynamics of couples where the wife earns more money than the husband.  Corcoran says it challenged her femininity:

The struggle was as much mine as Bill’s.

She says Higgins was previously an FBI agent who made record numbers of arrests and a top Naval Reserve officer in the First Gulf War, as well as other prestigious jobs – he now has a business card with ‘Spouse’ printed on it:

I can readily take my business personality into the home. But he forces me to be a partner rather than the boss. It’s what keeps our marriage healthy.

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