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Overview

If you're single, divorced, widowed, or married to a husband who travels a lot, you know the practical frustrations of being alone. Women Home Alone is for you. Like a wise and caring neighbor, Patricia Sprinkle reaches into her own experience and that of others to offer upbeat, hands-on guidance for self-sufficiency. Drawing on insights from carpenters, police officers, mechanics, financial advisors, and other professionals, Women Home Alone distills a wealth of essential information on topics such as handling common repairs; developing confidence in decision making; staying safe in your home, your car, and your relationships; preparing for the future; and preparing for emergencies. Eight handy checklists show you how to stock a first-aid kit, keep financial records, schedule car and home maintenance, and more. Filled with inspiration, humor, and the constant reminder of God's protection, Women Home Alone will help you thrive on the freedom of being on your own.
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It would be difficult to find another book as detailed and complete in its subject area as this one is. All the spiritual and the practical problems women come up against in living alone are covered here without regard to whether "alone" means single, widowed, divorced or with a partner whose job often keeps him or her away from home. Using commonsense advice, Sprinkle deals with the myriad issues of childhood emergencies, finances, home and car repair, feelings of isolation and loneliness, all in a Christian context. There are numerous interviews with women who are alone, prayers are interspersed throughout, practical checklists appear and lists of recommended additional readings augment the whole. Because most women will, at one time or another, fall into the category of "living alone," even if only temporarily, most will both enjoy and benefit from this book. (Mar.)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780310201830
  • Publisher: Zondervan
  • Publication date: 3/28/1996
  • Pages: 288
  • Product dimensions: 5.30 (w) x 8.00 (h) x 0.65 (d)

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