Abby Fabiaschi

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Abby Fabiaschi is a human rights advocate and co-founder of Empower Her Network, a nonprofit that paves a path for survivors of human trafficking with a will for independence. In 2012 Abby resigned from her executive post in high tech to pursue a career in writing. I LIKED MY LIFE is her first novel. She and her family divide their time between West Hartford, Connecticut, and Park City, Utah. Learn more at www.abbyfabiaschi.com and www.empowerhernetwork.org. ...more

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“Raising children was the longest of long games.”
I have had the best luck with books this summer. This is How it Always is by Laurie Frankel was FABULOUS. I giggled and teared up and sat alongside an amazing family as they learned a few things. I don
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It’s hard to describe- a poetry novel that flows through generations (and back again) of several black British families.
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Re-read the book that initially plunged me into a more connected, engaged awareness in my early twenties- Beloved by Toni Morrison. Each page is a chapter of hurt and resilience, filled with choices no one should ever have to make.
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This book kept me up past my bedtime, which is when I know it's true love. Any recommendations for other page turners like this, that deep dive into marriage and parenthood?
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READ IT!! My review is forthcoming, but this book was beyond compelling. I would not describe it as gut-wrenching. It's an exploration of marriage and parenthood-- my copy has highlighted lines throughout.
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“Practice love, compassion and forgiveness. Anger is nothing but an anchor that keeps you from moving forward.”
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“You don't always get to know what happened, or why things happened a certain way, but it always, always, goes deeper than any one thing.”
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“MADDY’S TRUTHS Make room for who you are by knowing who you’re not. Smile all the time, at everyone, without exception: when you’re happy it will be contagious, and when you’re angry it will drive the person you’re mad at bonkers. Blow-dry before lipstick. Counters before sweeping. Water before dinner. To hell with what everyone thinks about your life, but you should know what you think about it. Don’t stay out past one a.m.—nobody is proud of the stories born later than that. Plans contingent on perfection fail. It’s dangerous to fight who you are. The stupidest thing you can do is believe your own bullshit, but you probably will every once in a while. Flowery perfume smells like a cover-up. Don’t have a room your kids can’t play in or a couch your kids can’t sit on; it’s their house too. If you don’t know what to say, say, “I don’t know what to say.” If you mess up, say, “I messed up.” If you need help, say, “I need help.” Never count on any one thing. Don’t confuse wanting to have sex and rent movies with someone for wanting to marry him. Never buy button-fly jeans—they aren’t flattering on anyone ever.”
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“Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are.”
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“Practice love, compassion and forgiveness. Anger is nothing but an anchor that keeps you from moving forward.”
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“You don't always get to know what happened, or why things happened a certain way, but it always, always, goes deeper than any one thing.”
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“In the argument over whether knowledge is power or ignorance is bliss, it seems I've always come down on the side of ignorance. And when that's the side you fall on, you don't realize it until it's too late.”
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“You only confuse hope with power once in life.”
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