If It Was Easy, They'd Call the Whole Damn Thing A Honeymoon

If It Was Easy, They'd Call the Whole Damn Thing A Honeymoon

Living With and Loving the TV-addicted, Sex-obsessed, Not-so-handy Man You Married

Book - 2011 | Berkley trade pbk. ed.
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For every woman who has ever wondered what happily ever after really means, McCarthy presents a hilarious and insightful peek behind the curtains at the often unholy state of matrimony.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Berkley Books, 2011.
Edition: Berkley trade pbk. ed.
ISBN: 9780425243022
Branch Call Number: 306.810207 MCCAR
Characteristics: xxii, 295 p. ; 21 cm.

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adeline_meryt
Jul 23, 2016

Definitely not an actual self-help book, but it did achieve its main conceit: reminding me I made a healthy, sane choice for a significant other. McCarthy's foibles were sometimes common ground, but more often than not mildly annoying and her husband's quirks much the same. The pace is quick, the chapters short, and still I skipped over bits. Your mileage will vary, but it's a fast read and made me grin.

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Gensc
Jun 13, 2016

Marriage is hard. Marriage is weird. But marriage can be amazing, even in the moments of weirdness. Reading McCarthy's book was like sitting around with your closest girlfriend and dishing about your husbands. Her book is a quick, entertaining read that helps put into perspective that all marriages are odd. And each person in the couple has habits that will try to drive the other insane but in the end, if you can find some common ground (or at least compromise) you can be successful in your relationship.

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n8mills
Apr 30, 2014

I haven't read this book, but it's probably pretty funny.

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nicolenozick
Jul 15, 2013

funny!

MadReads Nov 01, 2011

First let me say, most of annoying habits Jenna talks about do not apply to my husband. However, the anecdotes were funny none the less.

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