The Husbands and Wives Club: A Year in the Life of a Couples Therapy Group

The Husbands and Wives Club: A Year in the Life of a Couples Therapy Group

by Abraham

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ISBN-13: 9781416585473
Publisher: Touchstone
Publication date: 03/09/2010
Pages: 295
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Laurie Abraham is a freelance writer and senior editor of Elle magazine and the author of Mama Might Be Better Off Dead: The Failure of Health Care in Urban America (University of Chicago Press). Formerly the executive editor of Elle, she’s written for New York Magazine, The New York Times Magazine, Mother Jones, and many other publications. Her work is also included in Best American Essays 2006, as well as the original collections The Bitch in the House (2001), Maybe Baby (2006), and The Secret Currency of Love (2008). Laurie has bachelor’s and master’s degrees in journalism from Northwestern University and a master’s in law from Yale University.

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"Merlington portrays scenes of long-hidden childhood hurts and marital resentments, awkward attempts to right power struggles, and angry needs for intimacy. Intense and brutally honest revelations about sex, love, and money are sometimes uncomfortable and upsetting, sometimes inspiring and uplifting, always illuminating." —-AudioFile

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