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Zombies, Hope, and Living with Depression

Death and the Maiden by Adolf HeringI recently finished reading Warm Bodies, the 2011 “zombie romance” novel that inspired the recent number one box office hit.

R, the first-person narrator and protagonist, is one of the Dead, victim of a mysterious curse plaguing most of the world. He’s happy with his brain-and-essence-eating self until he meets and rescues Julie, a rosy-eyed, Living human. Their budding friendship—and romance—slowly returns R’s desire to live, his conscience, and his empathy. Other zombies take notice, wondering whether the same can happen to them, too.

Great literature it is not. But this story about the things that separate the dead from the living did have something to teach me about myself, my life, and my depression. Read the rest of this entry

Experimental Wifery’s Guide to the 100 Films Every Woman Should See

Great stories change lives, whether in print or on screen. The stories of other women affect the ways we dress, speak, behave and the expectations we have for our own lives. Experimental Wifery’s Guide to the 100 Films Every Woman Should See is a list of those stories that will help us become better women and wives. Read the rest of this entry

100 Films Every Woman Should See, Part Four

We strongly recommend you start with Experimental Wifery’s Guide to the 100 Films Every Woman Should See. You can find a complete list of all 100 films in chronological order, as well as recommendations by phase of life. Read the rest of this entry

100 Films Every Woman Should See, Part Three

We strongly recommend you start with Experimental Wifery’s Guide to the 100 Films Every Woman Should See. You can find a complete list of all 100 films in chronological order, as well as recommendations by phase of life. Read the rest of this entry

100 Films Every Woman Should See, Part Two

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We strongly recommend you start with Experimental Wifery’s Guide to the 100 Films Every Woman Should See. You can find a complete list of all 100 films in chronological order, as well as recommendations by phase of life. Read the rest of this entry

100 Films Every Woman Should See, Part One

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We strongly recommend you start with Experimental Wifery’s Guide to the 100 Films Every Woman Should See. You can find a complete list of all 100 films in chronological order, as well as recommendations by phase of life. Read the rest of this entry

Lessons in Wifery from My Big Fat Greek Wedding

My Big Fat Greek Wedding is a sleeper-hit romantic comedy from 2002. Most teenage girls love the movie and I think it’s because of the film’s valuable lessons about growing up, coping with your past, and being part of an adult relationship. Read the rest of this entry