Open

  • by Jenny Block
  • Narrated by Lauren Weedman
  • 6 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Finally, a book about open marriage that grapples with the problems surrounding monogamy and fidelity in an honest, heartfelt, and non-fringe manner. Jenny Block is your average girl next door, a suburban wife and mother for whom married life never felt quite right. While many books on this topic presuppose that the listener is ready to embrace an "alternative lifestyle", Block operates from the assumption that most couples who are curious about or engaged in open marriages are in fact more like her - normal people who question whether monogamy is right for them; good people who love their spouses but want variation; capable parents who are not deviant just because they choose to be honest about their desires. Open challenges our notions of what traditional marriage looks like, and presents one woman's journey down an uncertain path that ultimately proves open marriage is a viable option for her and others.

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"Open" inspires a new look at marriage

I know my wife loves me. I also know that our needs differ. This book offers a model of how Open Marriage can be enriching. It's inspiring in its normality. There are a few glitches with the recording -- the editor missed a few times where the narrator repeated a sentence. And there were some small issues in the reading that a good director would have improved. But those are just quibbles. Thank you for this wonderful book.
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- Erich

I appreciate the authenticity.

In a world were so many people are faking the funk, whether they are aware or not-- it is refreshing and inspiring to read about people living authentically.
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- April M. Kimble

Book Details

  • Release Date: 04-15-2014
  • Publisher: Audible Studios