Marriage Confidential: Love in the Post-Romantic Age
Focuses on modern marriage, a mesmerizing, sometimes salacious look at the semi-happy ambivalence lurking just below the surface of many marriages. This book introduces us to contemporary marriages where spouses act more like life partners than lovers; children occupy an uncontes... read full description below.
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||Work and family, Married people - Psychology, Parenthood, Marriage - Psychological aspects, Man-woman relationships - Psychological aspects
||Marriage, Family & Other Relationships
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In this timely and thought-provoking analysis of modern coupledom, Pamela Haag& paints a vivid tableau of the 'semi-happy' couple. Written with wit and aplomb, this page turner will instigate an insurrection against our marital complacency. --Esther Perel, author of Mating in Captivity
Written with the persuasive power of Naomi Wolf and the analytical skills of Susan Faludi, Pamela Haag's provocative but sympathetic look at the state of marriage today answers--and goes beyond--the question many of us are asking: Is this all there is?
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||In this timely and thought-provoking analysis of modern coupledom, Pamela Haag paints a vivid tableau of the 'semi-happy' couple. Written with wit and aplomb, this page turner will instigate an insurrection against our marital complacency. --Esther Perel, author of Mating in Captivity
Pamela Haag began her professional life as an academic, earning a Ph.D. in history from Yale after attending Swarthmore College. Her writing spans a wide and unusual spectrum, from academic scholarship to memoir with a focus on women's issues, feminism, and American culture. She has worked as Director of Research for the AAUW, a national nonprofit based in Washington, D.C., which focuses on gender equity in education; as a speechwriter; and has written numerous personal and opinion essays in a variety of venues, from NPR to the American Scholar, the Christian Science Monitor to the Michigan Quarterly Review. She has held fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Mellon Foundation, and post-doctoral fellowships at both Brown and Rutgers University. She lives in Baltimore, Maryland.