Househusbands Unite!

A strange thing started to happen when Bill Higgins, a onetime real estate entrepreneur, left the business world three years ago to stay home with his young son. Whenever Higgins, 56, accompanied his wife, Barbara Corcoran, founder of Corcoran Group, a real estate firm in New York, to business-related shindigs, he found that the high-powered corporate men completely lost interest in him the moment they discovered he wasn't active in business.

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