Love Warrior - Glennon Doyle & Glennon Doyle Melton

Love Warrior

By Glennon Doyle & Glennon Doyle Melton

  • Release Date: 2016-09-06
  • Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
Score: 4.5
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#1 New York Times Bestseller

Oprah's Bookclub 2016 Selection


"Riveting…a worthy investment…this book has real wisdom."
New York Times Book Review

"Provocative….I adore her honesty, her vulnerability, and her no-nonsense wisdom, and I know you will, too."
Oprah Winfrey

The highly anticipated memoir by bestselling author Glennon Doyle, Love Warrior tells the story of her journey of self-discovery after the implosion of her marriage.

Just when Glennon Doyle Melton was beginning to feel she had it all figured out—three happy children, a doting spouse, and a writing career so successful that her first book catapulted to the top of the New York Times bestseller list—her husband revealed his infidelity and she was forced to realize that nothing was as it seemed. A recovering alcoholic and bulimic, Glennon found that rock bottom was a familiar place. In the midst of crisis, she knew to hold on to what she discovered in recovery: that her deepest pain has always held within it an invitation to a richer life.

Love Warrior is the story of one marriage, but it is also the story of the healing that is possible for any of us when we refuse to settle for good enough and begin to face pain and love head-on. This astonishing memoir reveals how our ideals of masculinity and femininity can make it impossible for a man and a woman to truly know one another—and it captures the beauty that unfolds when one couple commits to unlearning everything they’ve been taught so that they can finally, after thirteen years of marriage, commit to living true—true to themselves and to each other.

Love Warrior is a gorgeous and inspiring account of how we are born to be warriors: strong, powerful, and brave; able to confront the pain and claim the love that exists for us all. This chronicle of a beautiful, brutal journey speaks to anyone who yearns for deeper, truer relationships and a more abundant, authentic life.

Reviews

  • You will see yourself

    4
    By portersht
    Somewhere, sometimes fully, sometimes just a bit, you will see your coming of age story, your coming into “full”-self story. Soften your eyes as you take the ride to look back her.
  • Wishlist

    4
    By RavenSalander
    Great app. When get we get a “wish list” feature?
  • Heartfelt and REAL!

    5
    By Jdavidson1213
    Glennon helped me realize that true love has to come from within before you can invite it in.
  • Started out great but......

    3
    By Long legion
    The story started well enough, it was well written, interesting, and I was really liking it. About halfway through, it was all I could do to keep from putting it down. It was like another author took over. Boring, redundant, preachy, and self absorbed are the words that come to mind. My three star rating is generous
  • Wish I hadn't bought it as an iBook so I could share with EVERYONE

    5
    By tasha007
    This book is important and relatable, everyone needs to read it. Glennon is so honest and vulnerable in her writing. I read this in less than 8 hours... not because I'm a fast reader (im not at all) but because I couldn't put it down.
  • Love Warrior

    5
    By Mulate3
    This book was very touching and I would honestly recommend it to my friends.
  • First Review Ever!

    5
    By Gemel
    I get asked to review apps, etc. on the regular. However, this book is by far one of the best, if not the best, that I've ever read. Her candor, vulnerability and self-examination is just amazing. Her opening up about her own struggles and successes helps others reveal their (my) own truths. Whether you're struggling or not, this is a book that every woman should read.
  • Perfectly timed reading

    5
    By Kmess1229
    This is the kind of book you wish your younger self could have read and yet at the same time you don't know if your younger self would really get it. I am grateful for Glennon's honesty, and for me this is a perfectly timed reading. In my early 40s now, I seem to be having a fresh identity crisis and lots of doubts about who I'm supposed to be against the backdrop of what the world expects. Glennon's fresh words on issues that women have in reconciling with themselves and with others go deep. Through Love Warrior, she takes us to and through a pain that is so familiar and then helps guide us to a new place of true grace, real faith, and a beautiful redefining of womanhood. I needed this book right now. It is asking me to embark on my own Warrior journey. Thank you.
  • Self indulgent drivel

    1
    By pono16
    1/2 way through I could not take it any more. Glendon get over yourself. What a piece of crap.
  • “I just need to know if you can really know me and still love me,”

    5
    By yulievite
    This book shares Glennon's story towards truth and vulnerability. Messy parts and all. If only we could all learn to live and love in such an honest way. Thank you for the encouragement, challenge, and honesty. You have helped me to be not afraid and remember.