Interesting read that uses an stablished couple "To Discuss Some Serious Issues "discuss some serious issues what to say about this book This was a DNF for me I m childfree which means I have chosen not to have children for a variety of reasons This book pathologises not wanting children The MC is a
gay man who never thought he d have man who never thought he d have and is happily married He doesn t mind them he just doesn t want one To me that seems fair His partner goes behind his back to talk the MC s mother into convincing him into adoption MC agrees to consider it They go to couples counselling where the counsellor tells him he s narcisistic because anyone who doesn t want a kid has to be self obsessed right and the text is like and that was terrible and clearly wrong but she probably had a point so MC goes to another therapist and within 5 minutes of his walking in the door she tells him he s on the autistic spectrum I genuinely don t think the author knew before that point becasue he displayed anxi. S just how not okay things really are Frank doesn’t want kids They bring chaos and unpredictability He had nough of that growing up Trying to salvage their relationship Frank and Warner reach out for help In the process of marriage counseling and working through their differences Frank discovers his rigid adherence to schedules anxiety attacks and host of personality uirks are actua. Ety before but the text is like
Do you think you re autistic I don t know I say avoiding contact and contemplating all other stereotypical symptoms of autism I show I got out at that point Because obvious partner was right MC just needs to get his autism fixed and then they can adopt because if you don t want kids there s something wrong with you I also got vaguely annoyed as I know how hard it is with people with strongly pronounced autism to get help this dude just walks "Into An Office And 5 "an office and 5 later they re discussing where he falls on the spectrum and I m like god do some research The prose isn t terrible There s a bit of too many character syndrome going on and a truly pointless starting section about them being on holiday which seems only to be there to prove MC doesn t actively hate children like the only people who don t want children are the people who hate them So yeah this hit on a lot of things that made me very angry Your mileage may var. Lly markers for Asperger Syndrome With the help of a psychologist Frank’s life gets asier and he realizes a future with children isn’t as unfathomable as he once thought Through it all Frank is stunned by how much making a family with Warner has boosted the intimacy between them It’s taken thirty five years but he’s finally got a handle on life and the future looks ven better.
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READ ☆ CHIANGSHISTORY.ORG Ì Bru BakerVery interesting read I njoyed it immensely I like "the author s writing style Playing House by Bru Baker 2015 Rainbow Awards Honorable Mention 5 from at least "author s writing style Playing House by Bru Baker 2015 Rainbow Awards Honorable Mention 5 from at least judge Strong writing and character development I like this author s work 3rd and last in a series of 3 I Attracting Songbirds to Your Backyard enjoyed them all They take place in the islands and Seattle great MC s not uite what I wasxpecting some interesting twists that kept the whole series sexy fun and ntertaining Lovely well written story about love anxiety and family As being plagued with anxiety for half my life I really connected with
Frank And I Learned Things About Anxietyand I learned things about anxiety issues I didn t know The nding beautiful I Notes for the Everlost enjoyed it I love reading the different layers of a character I think Bru Baker did a fabulous job with the character building and story arc Lovely story The only problem I had was I didn t read the first two books so I get confused with the relationship with their friends from the first two books An. College sweethearts Frank and Warner have been together for sixteen years married forleven Having grown up in a freewheeling hippie
Environment Frank Thinks TheirFrank thinks their life is great although lately he and Warner have fallen into a rut Frank isn't concerned; it's what happens to old marrieds Frank’s blindsided though when he finds Warner looking into adopting and Frank realize.