Love Warrior (Oprah's Book Club): A Memoir
|Rating||:||4.50 (530 Votes)|
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Glennon lives in Florida with her family. Glennon is a sought-after public speaker, and her work has been featured on The TODAY Show, The Talk, OWN, and NPR; in The New York Times, Ladies' Home Journal,Glamour, Family Circle, Parents Magazine, Newsweek,Woman's Day, and The Huffington Post; and in other television and print outlets. She is also the creat
Love Warrior is a gorgeous and inspiring account of how we are born to be warriors: strong, powerful, and brave; able to confront the pain and claim the love that exists for us all. #1 New York Times BestsellerThe Newest Oprah Bookclub 2016 SelectionThe highly anticipated new memoir by bestselling author Glennon Doyle Melton tells the story of her journey of self-discovery after the implosion of her marriage.Just when Glennon Doyle Melton was beginning to feel she had it all figured outthree happy children, a doting spouse, and a writing career so successful that her first book catapulted to the top of the New York Times bestseller listher husband revealed his infidelity and she was forced to realize that nothing was as it seemed. This astonishing memoir reveals how our ideals of masculinity and femininity can make it impossible for a man and a woman to truly know one another - and it captures the beauty that unfolds when one couple commits to unlearning everything they've been taught so that they can finally, after thirteen years of marriage, commit to living truetrue to themselves and to each other. In the midst of crisis, she knew to hold on to what she discovered in recovery: that her deepest pain has always h
Intensely voyeuristic So--I often love Glennon's writing. Love Momastery. Have contributed to Together Rising. Etc.Honestly, I'm torn between two and three stars.I read the book in under 2Intensely voyeuristic Sally J. Parrott So--I often love Glennon's writing. Love Momastery. Have contributed to Together Rising. Etc.Honestly, I'm torn between two and three stars.I read the book in under 24 hours (including time I really should have been sleeping). It was definitely gripping: raw, real, vulnerable. At times it was reminiscent of Ann Lamott in the best ways though much less sprinkled with humor to lighten things up (not surprisingly, given what she's covering here). I highlighted a variety of passages beca. hours (including time I really should have been sleeping). It was definitely gripping: raw, real, vulnerable. At times it was reminiscent of Ann Lamott in the best ways though much less sprinkled with humor to lighten things up (not surprisingly, given what she's covering here). I highlighted a variety of passages beca. I tried, but about midpoint of this book I started skipping so many pages I finally succumbed & let it go Lorraine Devon Wilke I tried, I really tried, but at about the midpoint of this book I started skipping so many pages I finally just succumbed to my truth and let it go.I am well aware that this a good writer, an excellent writer, and I do understand the genre of "survivor memoirs" and their ability to inspire and empower those for whom the narrative resonates. But for whatever reason, the style of the writing, with its almost breezy stripping of the writer's every thought, making each one as important a. "Speak your truth." according to Amanda Christensen. A raw journey of body image issues translated into a lack of self esteem fixating on ways to cope like bulimia, drugs and sex and the baggage this brings into relationships and marriage and motherhood. Overcoming and learning healthier ways to cope and learning to love thyself. Truth, reality, humor, grace and forgiveness. Your history does not define your future. Awesomely written. Speak your truth.
Glennon lifts the roof off her whole househer whole lifeand examines everything, right out in the open. We can all find pieces of our own stories reflected in Glennon's powerful words. "A testament to the power of vulnerability. Glennon's story about the resurrection of her marriage (a tale of a woman daring to come into her body, and a man daring to come into his mind, and the two of them daringwith outrageous courageto trust each other) is something beyond merely inspirational; it is epic. Glennon writes about a hunger for love that all of us feel and the only food that ultimately feeds us. Because I didn't wan