Synopsis from Amazon.com
Surrounded by dysfunctional men-from her fourteen-year-old son to her high-maintenance boss-Diana Joseph did what she had to do: survive. I’m Sorry You Feel That Way is an honest, hilarious, and instantly recognizable memoir of a truly modern woman. Funny, fearless, and warmhearted, it is a portrait of a woman in all her endless complexities and contradictions, and of the people she has come to love in spite of-or rather because of-theirs.
Diana Joseph’s book of essays was an easy read, the writing style was very conversational and the whole book had a “wrote this over a long weekend” feel to it. I’d say “astonishing” is a bit hyperbolic since there isn’t anything particularly remarkable about Ms Joseph’s life, although it’s riddled with bad choices.
The essays themselves are hit or miss, and nothing really connected other than the fact several of the “characters” were in more than one story and they mostly revolved around the men in her life (her ex, her son, her dad, her dog).