142: What if your marriage doesn’t make you happy or holy?

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In this episode we deep dive divorce with journalist Lyz Lenz. We talk about:

  • why it’s so hard to tell the truth about difficult marriages
  • how the labor of women sustains western marriage
  • political decisions that could make marriage easier for everyone

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Lyz Lenz is an author and journalist living in Iowa. This American Ex-Wife is her third book. She also writes the newsletter Men Yell at Me about personhood and politics in America.

Show Notes:
Sarah Manguso
It Took Divorce to Make My Marriage Equal (Glamour)
Eve Rodsky
Backlash by Susan Faludi
This American Ex-Wife (Australia)
Belabored: A Vindication of the Rights of Pregnant Women by Lyz Lenz (Australia)