Myth: Men always get a ‘fatherhood bonus’ at work

Research has shown that some men experience a bonus in pay or faster track for promotions after they have a child, but only if they send the message at work that they value work over family. As the State of America’s Fathers report explains:

“Those men who want to be fathers in a more meaningful, active, and involved sense, and who seek to balance their home and work priorities, soon find that the ‘daddy bonus’ flips to become the ‘daddy stigma.'”