On The Up And Up: A Survival Guide for Women Living with Men on the Down Low

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Dafina Books, 2005 - Family & Relationships - 180 pages
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This is Brenda's inspiring account of overcoming pain and betrayal to find her mission in life - heloing other women know they are not alone and that there is a way to turn their hurt and isolation into forgiveness and healing. With honesty and wisdom Brenda shares her journey through what she thought was a fairy tale marriage to the shocking discovery that put her life in a tailspin. She guides with assurance and and warmth, advising women on how to have that talk with their kids, how to let go of the pain and how to trust and love again.
 

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On the up and up: a survival guide for women living with men on the down low

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King's earlier book, On the Down Low , told of his "straight" married life and covert sex with men. A media feeding frenzy followed, with consternation in black churches, anxiety and hostility among ... Read full review

Contents

Living On the Up and Up
1
Was My Marriage a Lie?
19
Im Not Crazy
41
Picking Up the Pieces
57
Cover Girl
75
The Signs
89
Identity Crisis Dr Jekyll
105
Yes Hes Gay
115
Oh God
127
He Doesnt Give You More
135
The Guide
147
Sins of the Father
153
Reading Group Guide
159
Acknowledgments
177
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About the author (2005)

Brenda Stone Browder, writer, educator, and lay speaker, lives in Springfield, Ohio, with her husband. She earned her B.A. in Communications/Journalism at Central State University and completed the teacher certification program at Urbana University. Brenda conducts seminars and workshops entitled, "Surviving Life on the Down Low," in which she speaks candidly about her failed marriage to New York Times bestselling author, J.L. King.

KAREN HUNTER is a Toronto-based editor who has watched, played, and written about baseball for most of her life.

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