What Was I Thinking?: 58 Bad Boyfriend Stories

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Overview

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.

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From the Publisher

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

“A must-read.”—O, The Oprah Magazine

“A treat for any woman.”—USA Today

“A spirited collection.”—Elle

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780312384722
  • Publisher: St. Martin's Press
  • Publication date: 2/3/2009
  • Edition description: First Edition
  • Pages: 224
  • Product dimensions: 5.70 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.90 (d)

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.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 13, 2009

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    Easy read.

    Easy read. Funny to read what others go through.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted March 28, 2009

    Loved This Book!

    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.

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  • Posted February 11, 2009

    okay, but not what I wanted

    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.<BR/>A few were interesting, though.

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