Dianna Friedman isn't a spunky Stonehill heroine who facesher troubles with snark: she's real. She cries, she falls behind on her bills,she breaks coffee mugs--sometimes full ones.After catching her husband with another woman, Dianna stress eats, dragsherself to yoga with friends, and finds herself in a most unusual newfriendship: with the ex-husband of the woman who she'd found bent over herhusband's desk.
What makes this story so compelling is how much there is ofme, of you, of each of us in Dianna.We've been there, we've felt it, we've struggled. We've had dreams tornwide open. We've been forced to contemplate which of our choices will lead tothe least amount of pain. And in the end, we do find second chances...if we'restrong enough to grow past the choices that led us down that road in the firstplace.
Friends Without Benefits brings life's complexitiesliterally into our kitchen, our bedrooms, our bank accounts. Through Dianna wesee how a family falling apart can emerge in new, and yes, even better,configurations. Poignant, true, and sharp, Friends Without Benefits is therich, engaging story of how the very things we believe will destroy us can trulyreveal the best of who we are.