Memoir: Why We Read about Other Lives

There’s a new post on Daughter on Duty.

“Each memoir contains gems of “Oh! That’s me!” recognition. I learn new ways to handle a situation, those that generally drive me to drink and hair tearing, when I see it through someone else’s eyes. I feel less alone when I when I realize mine is not the only crazy-making mother and I am not the only earth scum daughter.”

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2 thoughts on “Memoir: Why We Read about Other Lives

  1. Thank you, I find myself cheering each time my email holds a post from you. Especially today!

    On Wednesday, April 19, 2017, Writing Down the Story wrote:

    > Gretchen Staebler posted: “There’s a new post on Daughter on Duty. “Each > memoir contains gems of “Oh! That’s me!” recognition. I learn new ways to > handle a situation, those that generally drive me to drink and hair > tearing, when I see it through someone else’s eyes. I feel less al” >

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