The first lie of fiction is that the author gives some order to the chaos of life: chronological order, or whatever order the author chooses.
I don't read thrillers, romance or mystery, and I don't read self-help books because I don't believe in shortcuts and loopholes.
If this world is going to be a better place for our grandchildren and great-grandchildren, it will be women who make it so.
I never said I wanted a 'happy' life but an interesting one. From separation and loss, I have learned a lot. I have become strong and resilient, as is the case of almost every human being exposed to life and to the world. We don't even know how strong we are until we are forced to bring that hidden strength forward.