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Bitch in the House: 26 Women Tell the Truth about Sex, Solitude, Work, Motherhood, and Marriage

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 5, 2003

    Did I write that?

    I'm not 1/2 way through this book and already I am recommending it to every woman I know, conserative to liberal, religious to atheist. The messages in this collection are universal to all women. The first three essays literally made my jaw was as if someone crawled into my head and put my personal thoughts on paper. For the first time, my feelings on womanhood feel completely validated. A book to bring us into the 21st century. Empowering, not a bit degrading, just honest.

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  • Posted November 5, 2008

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    Every woman should be reading this.

    Young and old, wise and not so-wise can certainly gain insight from this book. Sharing 26 different views on the life of being a woman, this book contains so much raw emotion and truth and reality of life for women anywhere in the world. Whether you're single or married, a parent or happy not being one, fat or skinny, career-oriented or a stay-at-home parent, straight or gay, younger or older, the emotionally-driven mind or "logics only"..whatever the case may be, this collection of essays has somemthing each of us can take from. I congratulate the book's writers on acknowledging that most of us have a weird, if not backwards, image on who we want to be and the reality of who we shall become and by providing insight on how to counteract so many of our shortcomings. The writers in this book are well-seasoned and have learned their lessons the hard way, so my only inquiry would be, why not learn from them also, the easy way !

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 8, 2003


    Finally a book that tells it like it really is. After I was done I let my husband read it and he has been treating me like a Queen ever since. A must have for every woman, any color, any age, married, single or in limbo.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 28, 2002

    This is Your Life

    My God, I loved this book. Almost every single essay is so bold and says things that we all think but never admit (except to one's therapist!). Speaking of which, I told my therapist about this book and she smiled and said, "Three of my patients have already told me about that!" I think one of the most important aspects of this book is the breaking down of myths--about marriage, motherhood, sex. We all go into these things with certain expectations, and then when our lives don't match those expectations we're disappointed and think we've failed. But we haven't. It's just life. And the beauty of this book is how it reveals your own life to you in ways you hadn't thought of. A big Thank You to all of these women!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 23, 2002


    This highly cathartic, very revealing and, ultimately, extremely truthful book is a great way to blow off steam while also picking up a few valuable insights.

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