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Love Warrior

A Memoir

by Glennon Doyle Melton

Love Warrior by Glennon Doyle Melton X
Love Warrior by Glennon Doyle Melton
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  • First Published:
    Sep 2016, 272 pages
    Paperback:
    Sep 2017, 272 pages

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Besieged by a lack of self esteem in her youth and having to cope with her husband's infidelity, one memoirist describes her path to acceptance through many a rocky road.

In Love Warrior, Glennon Doyle Melton traces her life from childhood through her more recent experiences as a wife and mother of three. Over the course of the memoir Melton chronicles her transformation from an insecure adolescent into a confident adult—or, in her words, a warrior.

Although Melton grew up in a loving, financially secure household without any trauma, she developed body issues early on—feeling flawed and believing her true self was unlovely and unlovable.

Now I'm thirteen and I'm in the front seat of my dad's truck...My passenger seat is pushed up farther than my dad's seat, so all of me feels huge and thrust too far forward. I feel bigger than he is, which seems like a breach. My hair is frizzed and orange and my skin is broken out so badly it's painful. I've tried to cover it with makeup, and now the brown liquid drips down ...

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