This week’s selection is from a book published by Dr. Warren Bowman, who was, at the time, pastor of a church in Miss Abigail’s home base, Washington, D.C. You’ll be relieved to find out that Home Builders of America (as I read in the introduction) “wholly avoids ‘pornographic paragraphs,’” and that “no one, indeed, would have […]
Making Him Popular
Q Dear Miss Abigail: My problem is my fiancé. I love him dearly but it seems that his work colleagues feel quite differently. This all came out on a recent training weekend when they were all a bit worse for wear. His job means everything to him and he is good at it, so I […]
Go Hubby! Get a Job! Go Hubby! Ra Ra Ra!
Q Dear Miss Abigail: My husband lost his job. Any suggestions for how to be supportive and not be a nag. i.e. “so, what did you do today, dear?” Obviously not a good thing to say. Signed, Debbie A Dear Debbie: Yeah, I guess that would be a little awkward, particularly when the job market […]
How to Help Your Husband Get Ahead
This week I bring you something a little different. What follows is the complete table of contents of Mrs. Dale Carnegie’s, um, intertesting book titled How to Help Your Husband Get Ahead, which shows quite clearly how warped some of this stuff can be. This one is definitely a keeper. Only after the introduction is the […]
Does Your Career Conflict with His Interests?
This selection is written by Mrs. Dale Carnegie. In her introduction to this somewhat disturbing book with a very long title, How to Help Your Husband Get Ahead in His Social and Business Life, Mrs. Carnegie states: “I wish I could guarantee that, by following the rules in this book, you would slowly but surely help […]
Woman: Waster of Energy
With so much going on in my life these days, I don’t know how I’m keeping it all together. How did women juggle it all in the past? Peter Steincrohn reminded me in his book How to Stop Killing Yourself. 1950: Woman: Waster of Energy There are career women who want to have two jobs ~ because […]