Helena is a professional writer and change facilitator who knows communication is key to navigating change and managing turmoil. She believes that surfacing and discussing difficult topics help us to better understand and deal with the issues we face.
In 'Behind the Lace Curtain' Helena explores the issues behind 'perfectly good' middle-class marriages, and the difficulty of leaving these 'for no good reason'. Her interest lies in the code of silence women keep 'behind their lace curtains' to protect their marriages, despite many suffering neglect, loneliness and emotional abuse. She is also interested in the difficult process women follow when considering and finally making the decision to end their relationship, and how they think and feel retrospectively.
Her broader interest lies how women unintentionally collaborate with, and protect the norms that undermine their autonomy and self-determination. She believes that silence is a weapon women use against their own interests. 'Behind the Lace Curtain' breaks the silence of 14 women who generously share their experiences, wisdom and insights to help others.
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Behind the Lace Curtain
by Helena Cain
Explore the difficulties of ending a long-term relationship through the experiences of 14 women who generously share their untold stories to help others facing the same dilemma. Each is different. Many would do it again and offer reassurance. Others issue strong warnings. Some explain how they would simply do it differently. Benefit from the advice and insights.
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