The Secret Lives Of Wives: Women Share What It Really Takes To Stay Married
A bestselling, groundbreaking author investigates wives who thrive, sharing their uncensored strategies for staying married.America’s high divorce rate is well known. But little attention has been paid to the flip side: couples who creatively manage to build marriages that are lasting longer than we ever thought possible. What’s the secret? To find out, bestselling journalist Iris Krasnow intervie...
Publisher: GOTHAM BOOKS; Reprint edition (2012)
Product Dimensions: 5.4 x 0.8 x 8 inches
Amazon Rank: 3341628
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ed more than two hundred wives whose marriages have survived for fifteen to seventy years.In raw, candid, sometimes titillating stories, Krasnow’s cast of wise women give voice to the truth about marriage and the importance of maintaining a strong sense of self apart from the relationship. Some spend summers separately from their partners. Some make time for wine with the girls. One septuagenarian has a recurring date with an old flame from high school. In every case, the marriage operates on many tracks, giving both spouses license to pursue the question “Who am I apart from my marriage?”Krasnow’s goal is to give women permission to create their own marriages at any age. Marital bliss is possible, she says, if each partner is blissful apart from the other. For anyone who wants to stay married and stay sane, this is the book to read!