Why you must read Isabelle Peterson’s Ditching the Dream
Elizabeth Fairchild realizes her empty nester life is unfulfilling. Her husband isn’t abusive, or cheating on her, he simply takes her for granted and isn’t keen on her working outside of the house. Going from her parents house, to the college dorms, and marrying straight out of college, Elizabeth never stood on her own two feet.
She seizes the opportunity and does just that, leaving her seemingly perfect set up in Napa Valley and going to New York City to try and find out what she’s made of.
She didn’t leave to be with other men, but she’s soon faced with two very different men: Jack Stevens and Kevin Parker.
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Kevin is younger. He is carefree with a heart of gold and loves Elizabeth’s spunk.
While Elizabeth’s old life still calls to her, she also finds what she needs in New York. But which dream will she choose?
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This book has done well with all women from age 19 up to 70s. Married women, especially with kids.
Married men have read my book and have been motivated to take better care of their wives. I’ve personally heard from three.
We’ve asked about the men in her life, but we didn’t think to ask about Elizabeth herself!
“Our relationship was nothing more than roommates at this point. He was an excellent provider, but I could be just any woman – all he needed was for someone to cook, clean, and be a hole in the mattress on Friday nights for six and half minutes during Letterman. ”
She makes decisions. Tough decisions. Life doesn’t just happen to her.
Life doesn’t just happen to her. We like that.
NIMWD is Jack Stevens’ story – starts when he is 18 years old in 1979 and goes through the story line of DTD without retelling all of DTD, just some highlights from his POV.
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