Lillian B. Rubin Quote

How then can we account for the persistence of the myth that inside the empty nest lives a shattered and depressed shell of a woman--a woman in constant pain because her children no longer live under her roof? Is it possible that a notion so pervasive is, in fact, just a myth?


Women of a certain age: the midlife search for self (ed. Harpercollins, 1981) - ISBN: 9780060908331

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How then can we account for the persistence of the myth that inside the empty nest lives a shattered and depressed shell of a woman--a woman in...

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How then can we account for the persistence of the myth that inside the empty nest lives a shattered and depressed shell of a woman--a woman in...

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How then can we account for the persistence of the myth that inside the empty nest lives a shattered and depressed shell of a woman--a woman in...

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How then can we account for the persistence of the myth that inside the empty nest lives a shattered and depressed shell of a woman--a woman in...