What happens when you're a female partner who enjoys golfing, but instead of being invited to a golf foursome with important clients, your husband - who's not even with your firm - is asked to go instead?Is this intentional, or just an oversight?

These types of awkward situations still exist for professional women, though many are quick to say that their male counterparts are supportive of their success. "I have observed that men so want women to succeed, and where things are not where they need to be, it's not because men are doing those things purposely," said Gale Crosley, president of Atlanta-based consulting firm Crosley+Co., who was on the receiving end of the above-mentioned anecdote just a few months ago. "They just aren't thinking about it."

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