An ignorant red neck from Western Nebraska. The research is, perhaps, a little one-sided, although I appreciate that in the last half of the book she talks a little about LGBTQ couples and the enormous load of emotional labor taken up by women of color. © 2008-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. (Both partners, This packs a punch. It also dives into underdiscussed groups that dont get enough voice on this (women of color, stay at home fathers), and the last part does offer some ways. The research is, perhaps, a little one-sided, although I appreciate that in the last half of the book she talks a little about LGBTQ couples and the enormous load of emotional labor taken up by women of color. The fact that I've had it for five days and just today got to finish the first chapter because my family kept interrupting me to take care of them. But I did feel that even for someone like me- some who is 100% at the place in life where I’m just waking up and seeing all of this going on and wondering how on earth I can get off the merry go round and neeeding to read this- even for me it did get a bit repetitive by the end. you need. Danielle DiMartino Booth is the author of Fed Up (4.06 avg rating, 371 ratings, 57 reviews) I'm a chronic book-finisher, even when it isn't exactly a really good book, so the fact that I quit without caring says a lot. Fed-Up The Cat is a fun animal tale, with lovely illustrations by Ian R Ward. It fails to acknowledge that they/we often divide up the emotional labor while having far less resources. The point she makes is very important and the mission was noble but I wish it had gone deeper, particularly in terms of at the workplace. by Fed up July 01, 2018 115 6. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages that interest you. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. There’s some interesting information on a surface level, but it’s very repetitive, an uneasy blend of would-be social commentary and analysis with a more self-help tone. Download one of the Free Kindle apps to start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, and computer. At work, we moderate our tone, explaining patiently and speaking softly. It was so nice to have my thoughts put so eloquently into words and made me feel so good that I am not crazy and many others feel just as I do. This is more memoir than research, which is fine, but not what I was looking for. But we are fed up with being over-taxed and over-regulated. Reviewed in the United States on November 18, 2018. Fed Up Danielle DiMartino Booth For the financial markets enthusiasts, enough has been said and written about the run up to the Global Financial Crisis and its aftermath. Find all the books, read about the author and more. 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