A beautiful, terrible thing: a memoir of marriage and betrayal

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What do you do when you discover that the person you've built your life around never existed? When "it could never happen to me" does happen to you? These are the questions facing Jen Waite when she begins to realize that her loving husbandthe father of her infant daughter, her best friend, the love of her life fits the textbook definition of psychopath. In a raw, first-person account, Waite recounts each heartbreaking discovery, every life-destroying lie, and reveals what happens once the dust finally settles on her demolished marriage. After a disturbing email sparks Waite's suspicion that her husband is having an affair, she tries to uncover the truth and rebuild trust in her marriage. Instead, she finds more lies, infidelity, and betrayal than she could have imagined. Waite obsessively analyzes her relationship, trying to find a single moment from the last five years that isn't part of the long-con of lies and manipulation. With a dual-timeline narrative structure, we see Waite's romance bud, bloom, and wither simultaneously, making the heartbreak and disbelief even more affecting.
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subject_facetDysfunctional families -- United States -- Case studies
Married people -- United States -- Biography
Waite, Jen -- Marriage
title_displayA beautiful, terrible thing : a memoir of marriage and betrayal
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Dysfunctional families
Family & Relationships
Marriage
Married people
Nonfiction
Psychology
Waite, Jen