I Feel Bad

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May 16, 2017

Roz Chast meets Allie Brosh in this hilar­i­ous, unfil­tered, and beau­ti­ful­ly illus­trat­ed look at the infi­nite num­ber of rea­sons the author expe­ri­ences guilt, shame, regret, and self-reproach in dai­ly life and that maybe — just maybe — some of us can relate to as well. Con­fronting her dai­ly expe­ri­ence with dark humor and bril­liant and bru­tal hon­esty, Aus­lan­der shows us how being an overindul­gent moth­er makes her feel as ter­ri­ble as the times when she can’t stand the sight of her kids; how say­ing yes to the wrong expe­ri­ences and no to the right requests is equal­ly bad; how her Jew­ish her­itage com­pli­cates her rela­tion­ships with her over­ly reli­gious fam­i­ly and irre­li­gious chil­dren; and how hav­ing a vagi­na is the ulti­mate inescapable struggle.

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