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Not entirely angry, it is ultimately a satisfying read. There are no intended messages on how women can improve their relationships with their husbands, partners, and children. That is the beauty of the book. They have instead revealed modern motherhood, and solitude, as it is, and may have been all along. --Karin Rosman --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
Bought this to accompany the male's point of view, The Bastard On The Couch. Thought it would be interesting to see how they play off one another.Published 6 months ago by annonymous
When I first started reading I found the book to be humorous, relatable, and insightful. However, after reading the last few essays, I was completely disgusted and didn't even... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Jaylou
This was a book club pick and I was not sure I would like it (expected a lot of whiniing). But the writing is terrific and it inspired some great conversation/discussion at the... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Marie McClellan
These candid, profound, and stimulating essays are a pleasure to read, discuss, and ponder over. My husband and I are using this and Bastard as a mini marriage therapy course. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Rhoda F. Orme-johnson
The unfortunate downside of the feminist movement is that there isn't enough time in a day to "have it all," which really, really frustrates and in some cases enrages the... Read morePublished 15 months ago by E. S. Charpentier
I love this book. It's a wonderful way to talk about different issues and problems with other people. It's well written and gives a perspective into the lives of some women.Published 16 months ago by Me
Really appreciated all the different viewpoints and approaches to family that the contributors encompassed. Read morePublished 22 months ago by Stella