After thirty-eight years of marriage, Eleanor Anderson’s illusion of an idyllic life and marriage crashes into reality after she wakes up and finds her husband dead from a heart attack. It is after the funeral that she learns and acknowledges that her husband had never really been her own….
Despite my dislikes, The Other Wife earned three stars. The concept of the story is good and my biggest takeaway is significant: A woman’s sense of happiness, identity, and worth should not be based on the man she partners with. In general, relying on your partner for your happiness and sense of worth is foolish and dangerous.
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