Why I'm Still Married

Why I'm Still Married

Women Write Their Hearts Out on Love, Loss, Sex, and Who Does the Dishes

Book - 2007
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In this Boston Globebestseller, twenty-four bestselling and award-winning women writers—married a few years, a few decades, or a few times—explore one of life’s most challenging and rewarding relationshipsAt a time when more single women are financially successful and leading full, independent lives …when more than half of marriages end in divorce …whydo we continue to marry? And why do we stay married? Featuring original essays by Julia Alvarez, ZZ Packer, Erica Jong, Marge Piercy, Susan Dworkin, Elizabeth Graver,and many other notable writers, Why I’m Still Marriedcaptures the passion, loss, joy, friendship, and humor that mark lifelong commitment, and offers a voyeuristic glimpse of life behind closed doors. Revealing the myriad ways in which women navigate the bumpy terrain of emotional intimacy, weather arguments and separations, reconcile cultural differences, adjust to parenting, avoid—or succumb to—the temptation of infidelity, this riveting collection will speak to any woman who’s ever been in a long- term relationship.
Publisher: New York : Plume, [2007], c2006
ISBN: 9780452288218
Branch Call Number: 306.8723 Why 3558ad 1
Characteristics: xv, 277 p
Additional Contributors: Propp, Karen
Trounstine, Jean R. 1946-
Alternative Title: Why I am still married


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