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Preview — Happy Beginnings by Lorena Bathey
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Happy Beginnings: How I Became My Own Fairy Godmother
One day I woke up and realized I had been in a bubble for fourteen years. In less than a day my whole world fell apart. I didn’t have a white picket fence, but by all accounts I had the "perfect" relationship. In a moment my fairytale was over and I thought I’d never catch my breath.
Have you ever read a book, set it down, and felt like you had just been starring into a mirror for hours? My life is complicated. My regular readers know that very well. I never knew what it would look like in pri...more
To be honest I wrote it because when I went through my divorce there weren't many books available showing me someone's experiences and overcoming the situation. I decided to be honest and forthright so that I could help others going through what I went through.
The book was my first and it sparked me to become a writer. I just finished my first novel which will launch in April. My first novel is called Beatrice Munson.
This book is fun, will keep y ...more
It is a really good read for anyone who is divorcing, single or just not feeling like life is going right. I enjoyed her sense of humor, her honesty and the way she put everything out on the table and told you what she ...more
Happy Beginnings is Bathey’s story of picking up the pieces of her life post-marital breakup and fitting them back together to make a whole new picture after much trial and error, inc ...more
Wow, what a fun book! This is a memoir/autobiography about a woman who is abruptly left by her husband after 11 years of marriage, and forced to start over. In the process of taking it day by day (and learning again and again what seems to be her big life lesson - patience) she discovers herself, and that she is all she ever needed.
As a past victim of my own "LCS" (Lying Cheating Scum - love it!) I related so much to the emotions in this bo ...more
Looking forward to the new book from Lorena Bathey.
It is about her divorce after 11 years of marriage. Which is a long time to be married to someone and have to rug pulled in under you.How to eventually find and love yourself again after this life changing experience happens.Some ...more
There were times throughout Happy Beginnings that I saw my mother’s struggles reflected in the story. Although, ...more
I enjoyed reading this book. Author has explained real life situations in such a vivid manner that it made me think about love and life. I was thinking how a person feels when his/her partner just casually say that I want divorce after sp ...more