Npt helps you keep track Lityle books you want to read. Want to Read saving…. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Other editions. Enlarge cover. Error rating book. Refresh and try again. Open Preview See a Problem? Details if other: Little girls need not apply for telling us about the problem. Return to Book Page. When thirty-eight-year-old New Yorker writer Ariel Sex dating in Rougon left for a reporting trip to Mongolia inshe was pregnant, married, financially secure, and successful on her own terms.
A month later, none of that was true. Levy picks you up and hurls you through the story of how she built an unconventional life and then watched it fall apart with astonishing speed.
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Her desire to live outside of traditional expectations led to a life of travel and enjoyment. Yet one can not have everything, all choices have trade offs, and waiting so long to get pregnant meant Ariel eventually ended up having no children. This was only one of the many choices that lead to the implosion of the life she had created Little girls need not apply her spouse Lucy, trade offs that eventually did not sustain the relationship, like Ariel's denial about Lucy's drinking.
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I only gave this book three stars because the writing was good and I understand what the author was trying to do. It's just that the memoir felt badly put together. In the beginning when she's in Africa and hints at ruining her life by talking to an old lover it is really distracting because after that she goes back in time and I had trouble for a while making out what she was talking about and what the time line of things were.
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Ariel mentions that she loves to journal and maybe the appropriate place for all of this was in a journal.
It didn't really reveal anything new for me. Like wow choices come with trade offs. The most interesting stuff might have been her discussion of how hetronormative gender roles play out in her own relationship but it also just Little girls need not apply me dislike her because she keeps talking about how it's Lucy's job to take care of her.
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Did she really think that would work out. I don't dislike Ariel and I don't think shes a Litlte person.
We Litttle make regrettable decisions. It's just hard to feel sorry for her when she could've stopped most of the problems from arising with Lucy. I honestly did really feel awful about the whole pregnancy thing though. That was one of the only things that I didn't feel like were on her. She had waited too long to have a child yes, but it's hard as a women to decide to have kids when it can limit ones autonomy so enormously.
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