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Bad things do happen to good people.
It would be nice if the mainstream media would take a hint and present a better balance to working woman and stay at home moms -- way to go Leslie Bennetts.
In general, the book is a very negative, and unrealistic, portrayal of mothers, and it doesn't come close to addressing the real issues.
I have enjoyed reading this book. I really see how women give up too much. Yes I agree we all need to be independent. Think for our own future. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Vickie Cosic
Leslie Bennetts did a wonderful job of highlighting the potential downfalls of relying on the "traditional" familial household where the husband is the breadwinner and the... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Candace Owen
I have read and reread this book multiple times! Extremely well written by the author with multiple interviews and citations. Read morePublished 8 months ago by working mother of 3
The Feminist Mistake was a sad disappointment. I expected something with research and cites, but all I got were anecdotes. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Gagewyn
Had to read this book for a college class though it can be empowering at times it also seems to be very repetitive.Published 12 months ago by Marie
This book definitely make some good points about the risks of leaving the workforce to be a stay-at-home mother for high earner females. Read morePublished 12 months ago by A. Guy
Some might call this book repetitive, but I appreciate the various angles Bennetts brings to the discussion of "whether it makes economic sense for women to quit working once... Read morePublished 17 months ago by Dana Chen
This book basically hammers home the idea that, in order to be a fully-actualized human, you cannot allow the titles of wife and mother to subsume your entire identity. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Martha M. Schmitz
It's a personal challenge to read more non-fiction this year and I decided to challenge myself even more and read a book about why it's not a good idea for mother's to stay at... Read morePublished 18 months ago by Bethany A. Rudd