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By Marilyn Yalom
How did marriage, thought of a non secular accountability in medieval Europe, turn into a venue for private success in modern the USA? How did the proposal of romantic love, a novelty within the center a while, turn into a prerequisite for marriage this present day? And, if the unique objective of marriage was once procreation, what precisely is the aim of marriage for ladies now? Combining "a scholar's rigor and a storyteller's craft"(San Jose Mercury News), distinct cultural historian Marilyn Yalom charts the evolution of marriage within the Judeo Christian global in the course of the centuries and indicates how extensively our principles approximately marriage have replaced. For any lady who's, has been, or ever should be married, this intellectually energetic and gripping historic research of marriage sheds new mild on an establishment most folks take without any consideration, and which could, actually, be experiencing its so much convulsive upheaval because the Reformation.
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Instead, she talked about what a luxury it was to visit her grandmother, the big feather bed, the indoor plumbing, the jars of candy, being able to go to church, and the unexcelled biscuits her grandmother made. Those biscuits will never be duplicated, Candy said, taking a can of store-bought biscuits from the refrigerator and cracking it against the corner of the table. “This is very, very hard for me . . talking to you,” she said in a little girl’s voice. I could see that it was. Candy’s necessary illusion was control.
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But nobody is gonna make me change what I feel about Him. ” She started to tell me about “an incident that scared me for years, something that happened a year or two after Mama died,” then she got interested in mashing potatoes and refused to think about it. Instead, she talked about what a luxury it was to visit her grandmother, the big feather bed, the indoor plumbing, the jars of candy, being able to go to church, and the unexcelled biscuits her grandmother made. Those biscuits will never be duplicated, Candy said, taking a can of store-bought biscuits from the refrigerator and cracking it against the corner of the table.
A History of the Wife by Marilyn Yalom