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What Women Want Next: In my 20s I thought sex and career would solve everything. At 30 I thought marriage would. Later I tried motherhood, therapy, and then divorce. At 40, I decided to renovate.

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In my twenties, I thought sex and career would solve everything. At thirty, I thought marriage would. Later I tried motherhood, therapy, and then divorce. At forty, I decided to renovate.

With all the choices available to today's women, why don't they more feel fulfilled? What Women Want Next is Susan Maushart's meditation—by turns profound and laugh-out-loud funny—on that
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Hardcover, 272 pages
Published July 10th 2007 by Bloomsbury USA (first published 2005)
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Oct 12, 2007 Elyssa rated it liked it
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I enjoyed this book because the author used her own struggles with seeking (and failing to find) fulfillment to explore what women want, what makes them happy, and what prevents them from finding contentment. She cites numerous research and studies to make her case. It was interesting to see the differences between genders and the challenges for women to create a meaningful life on their own terms rather than continually trying to adapt to the values of a dominant male culture.

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Columnist, author and social commentator Dr. Susan Maushart is a mother of three teenagers. For over a decade, her weekly column has been part of a balanced breakfast for readers of the Weekend Australian Magazine. Maushart is heard regularly on ABC Radio's popular online series 'Multiple Choice', and is a Visiting Fellow at the Institute of Advanced Studies at the University of Western Australia. ...more
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