Drunk Mom: A Memoir
Publish date: April 23rd 2013
Publisher: Doubleday Canada
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
This was tough to read. Bydlowska is brutal, open, and honest in her narrative. She lays it ALL out there—all of it: her strong desire—passion, rather—to drink; trying to maintain her sex appeal despite lactating; the lack of connectivity and feeling during intimacy. It’s all there. Bold and exposed...
So like I said, a bit self indulgent. But I've never read an addiction story from this angle before and if you know who her and her husband are I think you might get even more out of the read. It definitely gets better the more you read. It's just the first 50-60 pages that are bit...long.
Actual rating = 3.5There are a few things wrong with this book - First, I know the book is called Drunk MOM, so the focus is on the year after her son is born when she relapses, but it would have been nice to have had more of a backstory as to who Jowita is and how she has found herself in the posit...
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