What Was I Thinking?: 58 Bad Boyfriend Stories

What Was I Thinking?: 58 Bad Boyfriend Stories

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by Barbara Davilman
     
 

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The stories you are about to read are true. Often hilarious and always relatable, they all describe the moment when good sense and simple self-respect triumph over the human need to be loved—or, at least, the need to be with a particular man. The relationship may not last beyond lunch, or it may linger for weeks, months, or even years. But inside, you know:

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The stories you are about to read are true. Often hilarious and always relatable, they all describe the moment when good sense and simple self-respect triumph over the human need to be loved—or, at least, the need to be with a particular man. The relationship may not last beyond lunch, or it may linger for weeks, months, or even years. But inside, you know: it's over.

What Was I Thinking?58 Bad Boyfriend Stories includes contributions from:
Francesca Lia Block
Bonnie Bruckheimer
Cindy Chupack
Kate Coe
Melinda Culea
Carrie Fisher
Wendy Hammers
Nicole Hollander
Maira Kalman
Lisa Napoli
Lynn Snowden Picket
Mimi Pond
Rachel Resnick
Penny Stallings
Laurie Winer
Amy Wruble

Whether the story is funny, sad, poignant, sweet, or just plain psychotic—we bet you can't read just one.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"Fifty-eight boyfriend stories that are (hopefully) worse than your own! Fabulous, humorous and outrageous."—OK! Magazine

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781429958820
Publisher:
St. Martin's Press
Publication date:
02/03/2009
Sold by:
Macmillan
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
224
File size:
3 MB

Meet the Author

BARBARA DAVILMAN began her career in NY in advertising and then went on to create a greeting card company, Bittersweet, that dealt exclusively with relationships gone bad. After that, she moved to Los Angeles to become a TV writer/producer. Along with her husband, Ellis Weiner, she co-authored YIDDISH WITH DICK&JANE, YIDDISH WITH GEORGE&LAURA, and HOW TO RAISE A JEWISH DOG. In her 'spare' time she writes and produces reality television and is the Los Angeles Co-Coordinator for Ridgeback Rescue.

LIZ DUBELMAN is the founder of VidLit. Her pre-digital career included ten years in film production. Her television work won her two Emmys -- one as a producer and one as a director. She has consulted to all of the major studios in the area of digital rights and Internet content. Ms. Dubelman is a graduate of Hampshire College.


BARBARA DAVILMAN began her career in NY in advertising and then went on to create a greeting card company, Bittersweet, that dealt exclusively with relationships gone bad. After that, she moved to Los Angeles to become a TV writer/producer. Along with her husband, Ellis Weiner, she co-authored YIDDISH WITH DICK&JANE, YIDDISH WITH GEORGE&LAURA, and HOW TO RAISE A JEWISH DOG. In her ‘spare’ time she writes and produces reality television and is the Los Angeles Co-Coordinator for Ridgeback Rescue.
LIZ DUBELMAN is the founder of VidLit. Her pre-digital career included ten years in film production. Her television work won her two Emmys -- one as a producer and one as a director. She has consulted to all of the major studios in the area of digital rights and Internet content. Ms. Dubelman is a graduate of Hampshire College.

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What Was I Thinking?: 58 Bad Boyfriend Stories 3.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 9 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Easy read. Funny to read what others go through.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
If it is cartoon I like it.If it's not I don't like I.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I was shocked by the stupidity in this book. I thought it was going to be entertaining and funny but it was just ridiculous. I did not enjoy one story from this book. They are all sad and depressing. Some of the stories are about women leaving perfectly good marriages because of one thing the husband said--now that is plain stupid and selfish. I really hope women are not as ignorant as this book portrays. This book bashes marriage and makes women look retarded.
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Suzanne_S More than 1 year ago
Loved it for so many reasons! I bought it because I thought it would be good for a few laughs. And it is -- it's very funny. But then, something else started to happen. The more I read these fabulous stories about fabulous women who accept ridiculous things from the men in their lives... well, the book kind of morphed from a collection of humorous stories into a self-help book. Why the heck do we women do this stuff? And we do! We all do! Wait till you read the story about the girl who compromised her standards to date a porn star -- and then he dumped her because he thought she was a slut! Well, I'm glad I bought this book, because my whole level of awareness about relationships has changed. I laughed, I cried, and I am forever changed.
mola More than 1 year ago
Most of these stories are by women who are MUCH older than I am. And many of the stories left me saying, "So what?" I was expecting much more humor and stories I could relate to. The laughs are few and far between.
A few were interesting, though.
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