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The Trouble With Marriage

3.49 of 5 stars 3.49  ·  rating details  ·  80 ratings  ·  8 reviews
When Robin asked Tilly to marry him, it was the happiest moment of her life. Ten years on, the sparkle has faded - household bills, household chores, two small children and a dog have seen to that - but Tilly is convinced their love can survive even the attentions of interfering in-laws and a glamorous ex-girlfriend.
Paperback, 343 pages
Published January 1st 2008 by Pocket Books
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Keris
The Trouble With Marriage is more Joanna Trollope than Sophie Kinsella, but there is nothing wrong with that.

It's subtitled 'What happens after the 'happy ever after'?' and I was looking forward to astute observations on marriage, love and parenthood... And I wasn't disappointed.

When Robin - popular, handsome and confident - asked Tilly to marry him, it was the happiest day of her life. Ten years later and, although still utterly

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Joyce
Marriage is really not easy. Not all lovey dovey and yet it helps us grow to be better persons. We also can never do it alone, the support from others are very important too. Bitter words from in laws hurt most and husband and wife must help to protect each other.

Children often blame themselves when parents quarrel or break up, it's so true... We should never have to play such mind games with them. And yes they love us unconditionally and think parents are always the greatest.

Enjoyed the ending
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Aileen
Tilly is married to Robin she has known him since university, theyare
married, have 2 children and a dog Tilly works part time as a
Classroom Assistant, Robin works very long hours and the sparkle has
gone from their marriage, they lead busy life’s, the in-laws have moved
nearer so as they can meddle into their life’s more!! Also Robin’s
ex-girlfriend is back on the scene. Tilly has unplanned news and Robin
is not pleased about it, does it throw them apart? Can there marriage
survive?
I really li
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Elizabeth
This book was okay as a beach read, but ultimately I found it to be a bit depressing, with some characters doing some pretty unfortunate things and really being let off scot-free. Can't say as I particularly recommend it...
Nana
Lovely story about the up and down between a married couple. Robin annoyed me at some parts, and I thought the ending was rather predictable..was expecting a bit of a twist in the end. But nevertheless, I was entertained!
IronyOnHighHeels
Sweet story about married life, with all the ups and downs. And how listening to others or interpreting things that aren't there can get you in even more trouble.
Katie
I think this was the book I liked best of the three that I read by Holt
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Funny, loving it! Halfway through!
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Debby Holt lives with her husband in Bath. She started writing short stories when her five children were small. She wrote her first novel, The Ex-Wife’s Survival Guide in 2006. Since then, she has written three more: Annie May’s Black Book, The Trouble with Marriage and Love Affairs for Grown-Ups. Having been a spectacularly useless teacher in the past, she is fully aware of how lucky she is to be ...more
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