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I Know What I'm Doing -- and Other Lies I Tell Myself - Dispatches from a Life Under Construction

Jen Kirkman

New York Times best-selling author and stand-up comedian Jen Kirkman delivers a hilarious, candid memoir about marriage, divorce, sex, turning 40, and still not quite having life figured out. Jen Kirkman wants to be the voice in your head that says, "Hey, you're okay. Even if you sometimes think you aren't! And especially if other people try to tell you you're not." In I Know What I'm Doing - and Other Lies I Tell Myself, Jen offers up all the gory details of a life permanently in progress. She reassures you that it's okay to not have life completely figured out, even when you reach middle age (and find your first gray pubic hair!). She talks about making unusual or unpopular life decisions (such as cultivating a "friend with benefits" or not going home for the holidays) because you don't necessarily want for yourself what everyone else seems to think you should. It's about renting when everyone says you should own, dating around when everyone thinks you should settle down, and traveling alone when everyone pities you for going to Paris without a man. From marriage to divorce and sex to mental health, I Know What I'm Doing - and Other Lies I Tell Myself is about embracing the fact that life is a bit of a sh*t show, and it's definitely more than okay to stay true to yourself.

New York Times best-selling author and stand-up comedian Jen Kirkman delivers a hilarious, candid memoir about marriage, divorce, sex, turning 40, and still not quite having life figured out. Jen Kirkman wants to be the voice in your head that says, "Hey, you're okay. Even if you sometimes think you aren't! And especially if other people try to tell you you're not." In I Know What I'm Doing - and Other Lies I Tell Myself, Jen offers up all the gory details of a life permanently in progress. She reassures you that it's okay to not have life completely figured out, even when you reach middle age (and find your first gray pubic hair!). She talks about making unusual or unpopular life decisions (such as cultivating a "friend with benefits" or not going home for the holidays) because you don't necessarily want for yourself what everyone else seems to think you should. It's about renting when everyone says you should own, dating around when everyone thinks you should settle down, and traveling alone when everyone pities you for going to Paris without a man. From marriage to divorce and sex to mental health, I Know What I'm Doing - and Other Lies I Tell Myself is about embracing the fact that life is a bit of a sh*t show, and it's definitely more than okay to stay true to yourself.
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New York Times best-selling author and stand-up comedian Jen Kirkman delivers a hilarious, candid memoir about marriage, divorce, sex, turning 40, and still not quite having life figured out. Jen Kirkman wants to be the voice in your head that says, "Hey, you're okay. Even if you sometimes think you aren't! And especially if other people try to tell you you're not." In I Know What I'm Doing - and Other Lies I Tell Myself, Jen offers up all the gory details of a life permanently in progress. She reassures you that it's okay to not have life completely figured out, even when you reach middle age (and find your first gray pubic hair!). She talks about making unusual or unpopular life decisions (such as cultivating a "friend with benefits" or not going home for the holidays) because you don't necessarily want for yourself what everyone else seems to think you should. It's about renting when everyone says you should own, dating around when everyone thinks you should settle down, and traveling alone when everyone pities you for going to Paris without a man. From marriage to divorce and sex to mental health, I Know What I'm Doing - and Other Lies I Tell Myself is about embracing the fact that life is a bit of a sh*t show, and it's definitely more than okay to stay true to yourself.

Language:

English

Length:

7h 31m


Chapters

Free Sample

05:00

Introduction
Introduction

00:25


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

19:05


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

11:11


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

07:57


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

15:31


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

10:49


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

05:07


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

09:59


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

09:29


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

11:58


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

55:54


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

13:27


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

13:06


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

16:07


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

36:15


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

15:16


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

18:32


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

21:52


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

31:11


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

08:16


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

22:47


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

21:53


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

05:58


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

20:06


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

13:22


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

20:14


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

14:35


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

00:49