If you try to change him, he will only get defensive. I would of believed everything I read if it were not for his input. But she never does. No trivia or quizzes yet. In , Helen Andelin, housewife and mother of eight, languished in a lackluster, twenty-year-old marriage. Is it better to be incapable and inefficient? Mass Market Paperback Verified Purchase.
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This would be great as an advice book about years ago, but now, it is ridiculous, and dated compared with the way we live our lives now.
You submitted the following rating and review. This book is worthwhile just for comedic value. And have been telling our husbands what we read and believe meinsted of feeling cheated or controlled they felt honored. Besides the fact that I feel like this book goes against what the leaders of my church say about marriage and how men and women should treat each other.
To Andelin, a man is so breakable that he is like a delicate piece of porcelain. The best part of the book is understanding how men think. It’s such a different take on being fascinatinf wife, one I have never heard but is very interesting.
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helfn Eight rules for a successful relationship? With all of my heart I understand that a man is the patriarch of the home. The first time I read the book, I wanted to poke my eyeballs out and puke all over it. A man whose genitals don’t wilt in the presence of a capable woman.
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Feb 06, Danielle T rated it did not like it Shelves: It’s crystal clear to me that I was a great wife and the problem was with him. Give me Lara Croft over a Madame Alexander doll any day. There are so fascinating womanhood by helen andelin things that make me angry about this book, but I can condense them into three main points. This is entirely a gimmicky DIY approach to relationships, it leaves marital success entirely up to the woman, and it will make you depressed when you can’t pull off just the right pout.
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It’s okay to change yourself into a better person to make your husband happy, as long as fascinating womanhood by helen andelin is a decent person and has the desire to change into a better person to make you happy. Well, if you feel that a woman should have no voice and that they make nice floor mats View all 10 comments. Jun 26, Alicia rated it did not like it Shelves: Fascinating Womanhood offers guidance for a new generation of women—happy, fulfilled, adored and cherished—who want to rediscover the magic of their own feminine selves.
So I skipped most of them. According to the author, the ideal woman from a man’s point of view has the following qualities: Most of the things in the book will make you want to throw up.
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Read more Read less. Having said all of that, I still think that fascinating womanhood by helen andelin was worth the read. Aug womanyood, Amanda rated it really liked it Recommends it for: However, I can admire plenty of things that my husband does, and does better than me [lifting heavy objects is one example: Becoming a Woman fascinwting Many Uneasy Lessonsby Lynn Peril, cited Fascinating Womanhood as part of a body of literature that seeks to promote “an idealized version of womanhood”.
Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Have a Great Day. I also detested many of the testimonials that are given throughout the book.