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Lesson 2: Being a good role model for your children sometimes means doing what’s best for you .

Being a perfect parent is an impossible feat, yet every loving mother or father tries to achieve it. Frankly, many of them get pretty close, but mistakes do happen. 

However, as long as you love your children and support them in their endeavors, your connection will grow stronger than ever. Doyle was the kind of parent who did everything right. 

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Lesson 1: Your true nature will show eventually, so don’t force yourself into hiding it .

There are times in life when we feel as if we’re stuck in a place where we don’t belong, no matter how hard we try to fit in. Sometimes these situations force us to learn important lessons about ourselves, such as who we are, what our boundaries are, or what we want out of our lif...

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Without further hiding or excuses, everyone was on the same page ― Doyle was now dating a woman. Instead of hurting her career, the news made her book release as successful as ever. Moreover, her love life t...

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In reality, she didn’t feel attracted to her spouse. And she was trying hard to keep up with the appearances she was presenting to her circle of friends and family. Then, she met Abby. Her soul started to feel unsettling...

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Lesson 3: When it’s meant to be, it will be, so stop fighting your true self .

Just like Doyle, you too have a destiny of your own. Whether you’re directing your efforts in the right direction, or not, chances are you know deep down what it is that makes your mind, body, and soul happy. 

Therefore, it would be wise to actively acknowledge that bef...

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"Grief is love's souvenir. It's our proof that we once loved. Grief is the receipt we wave in the air that says to the world: Look! Love was once mine. I love well. Here is my proof that I paid the price."

-Glennon Doyle Martin

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As such, when she met Abby Wambach, the woman she would soon fall in love with, her life started to take a twist. Her true nature showed up and she felt as if her cage broke open. Now, there was nothing holding Glennon back from being her unapologetic self. 

Her memoir,...

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For this reason, when she first considered getting a divorce, she felt awful. This decision could ruin her children’s lives, but staying unhappy could do the same for hers. What was there to do? As she was struggling with this decision, a thought popped into her mind.

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When everything kicked in, her life looked pretty stable and happy. In fact, she was scheduled to go on tour with her book. Still, when something is meant to be, it will be. So the timing was only a small impediment in her upcoming journey.

After careful consideration, ...

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Top 3 Book Idea

  1. Don’t repress your true self, it will lead to unhappiness.
  2. Putting yourself first can make you a better parent for your children.
  3. Stop fighting what’s meant to be and embrace your true destiny.

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Then, she knew exactly what she had to do. After all, what kind of example was she setting for her children? If pursuing and finding happiness was the ultimate goal, she had to achieve it, and that implied getting a divorce. 

Her decision not only made her proud of hers...

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Book Overview

If you ever don’t know what your direction in life is, you’re not alone. When Glennon Doyle turned her life around from the roots, things became challenging. However, she knew there was no other way to escape her unhappiness.

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Who would I recommend the Untamed to?

The 30-year-old woman who feels miserable in her marriage and wants to find a way out, the 28-year-old single mother who is looking to become a better role model for her children, or the 35-year-old activist who is researching real-life stories about sexism, social injustice, or feminism.

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Untamed - Book Summary

Untamed is an inspiring memoir of Glennon Doyle, a woman who found peace and inner strength by challenging life in all its areas, from love to parenting, personal growth, and work, after going through a powerful chan...

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Untamed - Book Review

Untamed will help any struggling, broken soul find the courage to break out of their misery and make their ambitions come true. ...

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