For years the number of stay-at-home dads has been rising, as more men take on responsibility for looking after the home and family.
But now the trend appears to be reversing, with the number falling sharply to a three-year low – and experts say the novelty of being a “new man” could be wearing off.
The latest ONS data shows that there are currently 232,000 men opting out of the workplace – the lowest number since 2014, and a sharp drop against a pattern which has been steadily increasing since 1993.
Professor Sir Cary Cooper, a professor of organisational psychology at the University of Manchester, said it was a “sad commentary on our time”.
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