In 2016 I connected with a Beautiful Soul, Dr. Katherin E Garland, through her blog filled with inspiring quotes, stories and images. As soon as Katherin annouced the release of her new book, I promised myself to get a copy and read it. I placed an order a few weeks later, had to wait almost three weeks before the book arrived (from the USA to Germany takes a while apparently via standard shipping) and yes… my husband too looked very confused noticing his wife with a book with the title: The Unhappy Wife, hahaha
This is Dr. K E Garland and her new book:
My thoughts with respect to the book:
You will find this
at the first page as soon as you open the book and it’s a perfect summary, because that is indeed what the book is about in short. However it doesn’t cover the essence at all, because when you start reading, you don’t want to stop reading and at page 112 you are left with a whole lot of feelings: recognition, sadness, compassion, disbelief (women, 2016, still let does things happen to them ?!?), hope and definitely love. Love for Katherin and her, to me, successful intention to wake up Unhappy Wives. Love for Dr. Garland for providing a platform for twelve women to share their stories. Love for those twelve women brave enough to share their stories with Dr. Katherin E Garland. The insights by Anita Charlot, yes…love her too 😉
Isn’t their a flaw at all? Yes, there is. Katherin, I hope you don’t get mad at me now, but dear…please write a sequel, or a book about Unhappy Men, or any topic. I could read stories written by your hand for ever and ever. Page 112, the end of the book. That was to sudden for me 😉
So, a must-read even if you are happy and/or in a happy relationship.
Want to read more about the book first? For your convenience:
The description at the back-side of the book,
Twelve women share one thing in common – the quest for being happily married to the men they chose; however, each one finds herself in an unexpected marital predicament. Inspired by real events and told from each woman’s perspective, these short stories are firsthand accounts detailing the realities of marriage well after each woman said, “I do.”
Four women represent The Voiceless Wife. Although circumstances vary, these women give their power away to friends and family. The result is a loss of intuition and self. The Detached Wife symbolizes five different ways wives can be disconnected from their husbands and themselves. Sex, intimacy and self-discovery are central to understanding these women’s narratives. The Committed Wife includes three women who demonstrate the depths of devotion. These final stories show that wives sometimes need more than loyalty to be happy.
Also included is an afterword by Dating and Relationship Coach and Instructor, and founder of Relationship Architect Academy, Anita Charlot. She gives valuable insights as to how and why some women become “unhappy” wives and what we as women can do to maintain healthier relationships.
And now click the link and get the book yourself ! HERE