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Understanding Person-Centred Counselling: A Personal Journey. Jun 29, Kerry rated it really liked it. Let me start off by saying that I do watch the show. It is a guilty pleasure of mine but I love to hate Kody Brown. Maybe I've got it all wrong and he is a perfectly wonderful guy but he just comes across as a mostly aloof, often cocky bastard. Although the book changed a lot of my original views of the family it certainly did little to change my opinion of him.

Especially when he finds it necessary to write about how his third wife Christine was such a chubber and totally turned him off as he Let me start off by saying that I do watch the show. Especially when he finds it necessary to write about how his third wife Christine was such a chubber and totally turned him off as he watched her inhale a big plate of chili cheese nachos. Shouldn't this moron have learned a thing or two about women in the last 20 years??

If my husband had EVER entertained such a thought about me you can bet it would be going to the grave with him. If that had ever come out of his mouth he would be following that thought to the grave. I really enjoyed the honesty that these women used in telling their stories. The serious difficulties in the relationships between the wives is totally glossed over in the show.

I truly felt the pain that they each struggled with. They see plural marriage as an opportunity to deal with their own "personal weaknesses" though I don't believe these normal human emotions should be viewed as weakness. Would the husband in these relationships ever watch their wives with another man and think, "Wow I really need to work in this jealousy problem I have.

It seems unfair but these families and individuals believe in their lifestyle, or Principle, to the core. I can respect that. The writing wasn't amazing but it was more than adequate.

Top notch writing would have taken away from the raw honesty. It wouldn't have felt as real to me. I also got an unintentional kick out of reading about Robyn's alter ego, She-Rah. I wondered if she has disappeared now or integrated herself in as a new sister wife.

All in all I enjoyed it. I liked this book. I find it difficult to 'rate' non-fiction that's about people's lives - it feels a bit like I'd be rating how interesting their life was, or something along those lines. The best part of this book, for me, was the insight into what Janelle, Meri, Christine and Robyn have experienced in their marriages to Kody. Their struggles and triumphs, and also their perspective on their choice and living with that choice.

Janelle's story especially was fascinating to me - she chose Kody f I liked this book. Janelle's story especially was fascinating to me - she chose Kody for faith and practical reasons, and love has sprung out of that over the years. Realising how hard these women have had to work, and how open they have had to be, really makes me admire them. Being a plural spouse is not easy and these women seem to handle it a lot better than I could ever imagine doing so.

I admire their dedication and faith. I'll admit that at times I was irritated with the impression of Kody that I was getting in the book - it came across a bit as a young kid, thinking 'Oh, this is great, I can be married to multiple women!

I'd recommend this to anyone who has enjoyed the show, it's interesting to get their perspective on things. Jan 03, Rachel Kulik rated it really liked it Shelves: This review is posted on my blog, Rachel Reading. If you like it, and would like to see more like it, please check it out! I also have an addiction to books whether fiction or non-fiction, which help me understand the human experience so much more.

I found myself really identifying with these women. Seeing parts of myself in all four wives, having a favorite, liking some better than others, it seemed so natural to me. I was much more interested in the wives, their perspectives on things and how they differed. The book was divided into four parts: Matrimony, Sorority, Family and Celebrity. Each wife got their own chapter, and with the exception of the Matrimony chapters which were written by each wife and Kody, they were written by each wife exclusively.

The chapters were in marriage order: Meri, Janelle, Christine and then Robyn. This was one of my favorites. Everyone wants to believe that his way is the right way. Too many people, regardless of their faith, are small-minded enough to imagine that their beliefs, their doctrines, and their rituals are the only way to be saved or to know God. In no way do I imagine that my family members are the only people who got it right.

God speaks to each of us in His own way. The principle is my calling. I think a lot of what they talk about when it comes to their relationship with their sister wives relates to friendships between women as well. There was child rearing advice, and just…existence advice. I could relate to these women, see myself in them, see how I would be in the instances they describe and it was amazing. I really loved this book! It took me a bit to get through, sometimes it was hard to read all the wives accounts because often they would talk about things that we had either seen on the show, or another wife had already discussed.

Sometimes even both. I would give this book four stars, and I would recommend to anyone interested in the human experience. Pretty good! Jun 27, Karen Germain rated it liked it. I am completely fascinated with the Brown family and am not ashamed to admit that I love their reality show.

When I saw that they had written a book, I immediately downloaded it on my Kindle and breezed through it in less than twenty-four hours. It's a very fast read!

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This book doesn't have stellar writing. I assumed that the Browns had help writing the book, but it doesn't come across as slick or professional. It reads very much like a self published book written by people with zero writing expe I am completely fascinated with the Brown family and am not ashamed to admit that I love their reality show.

It reads very much like a self published book written by people with zero writing experience. Maybe this made me like it a little more, giving them kudos for doing it themselves. I'm not sure what the truth it and can't be bothered to investigate. The format bothered me a bit. The book rotates between Kody and his wives, each taking a chapter to discuss a particular topic, like how they came into the marriage and how being on a reality show has affected their lives.

It made the read a bit tedious. I would have preferred it being written interview style and if the story had included the opinions of their children and friends. Setting aside the writing and format, the Browns have an interesting story and they have put themselves at great risk to tell it. I am from a very small family and growing up an only child without cousins, I find large families to be intriguing. I also love reading about fringe groups and cultures that are different than my own.

This is what makes the Browns so appealing, the are definitely outside what would be considered the norm, but in many ways, they are no different than the average American family. If they had not come public, many of their neighbors and coworkers would have had any idea that they practice polygamy.

One message that was repeated throughout the book was the idea of patience and understanding in a marriage. I felt like the Browns gave great relationship advice garnered through their years of being a family. This advice could apply to any type of relationship- couples, friends, relatives.

The idea of listening and learning what another person needs and knowing that all needs might not be the same for every person. In creating a strong foundation for any type of relationship, you need to listen to a persons needs and then meet those needs with understanding and compassion.

The Browns all echoed the sentiment of striving for their personal best and always working towards that never ending goal. A big part of reaching that goal is connecting with each other and their children, making sure everyone feels loved and a vital part of the team. I know that many people will write off the Browns for their beliefs or the fact that they are on a reality show, but all of that aside, I felt like the book offered some great advice towards being a better person.

The Browns are all very clear that they are far from perfect and have many faults, but I think this makes them more sincere. This isn't an advice book and it's anything but preachy, it's just a family telling their story and what works and doesn't work for them. Jun 25, Raquel rated it really liked it Shelves: Am a fan of the Browns' TV show, which has completely changed how I view polygamy. Polygamy is not just practiced by the FLDS--the Warren Jeffs cults where a man takes dozens of wives, engages in sexual abuse, and marries underage girls.

In fact, this faith is frowned upon by all other Mormons, including the particular sect that the Brown family belongs to. In this faith, polygamy is not something entered into lightly. The book explained in more detail how things work, though I do wish there had Am a fan of the Browns' TV show, which has completely changed how I view polygamy.

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The book explained in more detail how things work, though I do wish there had been more in depth explanation about the religious aspects of it because I am very interested in understanding the faith fully. But it did explain the process of selecting and courting a wife in detail, which was enlightening. It was interesting and worthwhile to read some of the behind-the-scenes emotional and logisitical stuff that they don't have the time to explore in the show.

This book really delved into the women's relationships with Kody and each other and showed the ins and outs of what a polygamist marriage takes in order to succeed.

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It also went more deeply into why the family chose to participate in the reality show. All five of the adults in the family said that despite the stress that comes with doing documentary TV, it has been worth it to allow their family to live publicly and without fear and to gain more widespread acceptance of the plural marriage lifestyle.

They are able to live as open polygamists and some of the moms even mentioned how wonderful it is to be able to go out together in public as a family--something they hadn't really been able to do until the show aired.

Think about that: The book and show do a great service to nonconventional families by showing the greater public that these people are just like you. They may live a different lifestyle, but they aren't freaks.

Very quick and easy read and quite insightful. The writing was actually pretty decent too. You are best served to read the book as a companion to the show, though--I think being able to watch the family in action on TV helps enhance the material in the book. Jun 27, Rachel rated it really liked it. I'm not really sure what to say about this book. I have watched every episode of their show, and I couldn't put this book down--I read it in less than 24 hours.

I wasn't surprised by the "secrets" they shared in the book. If you watch the show, the tension between Meri and Janelle is evident. You could tell that Christine had a hard time with Robyn, and understandably so. There are great things about all of the wives and I like the way they work together in so many areas. I can see that there ar I'm not really sure what to say about this book.

I can see that there are benefits to their way of life, but I think a person can also have a similar experience if they are closely involved in a community of believers, you don't necessarily have to share the same husband to learn that it's not okay to scream at the top of your lungs when someone aggravates you. I have to admit that Robyn is my favorite, because it really does seem like she belongs with them, tying everyone together and ultimately making their relationships better with her 'emotional intelligence.

Also, Kody should really get some applause because we live in a world where some people cannot make one marriage work, men walk out on their wives all the time and fathers out there can't manage to spend time with 2 kids, much less To be able to keep 3 marriages afloat for 16 years and to add another in with them, this guy definitely deserves a pat on the back! One question I wish could be answered, is what would all of the sister wives do if Kody died suddenly?

Would they stay together as a family? Would they remarry? The wives all say they are committed to the family, but often it seems that they are only tolerating one another because they have to.

I realize this question has not and probably will not ever be answered because answering it honestly could create unnecessary tension between sister wives, but I was curious about it throughout the book. Feb 17, Stephanie rated it did not like it. If you love to hate Sister Wives the show, you will hate yourself while you read this book. Obviously the reason anyone would read a book about how these five people came to be in a polygamous marriage together would be for the dirty details they might share.

They also barely mention anything else interesting, like the financial troub If you love to hate Sister Wives the show, you will hate yourself while you read this book. They also barely mention anything else interesting, like the financial troubles they've been through, a failed courtship that happened before Jenelle joined the family, Jenelle's whole connection to them in the first place I'll leave it spoiler-free, but it's the most interesting part, I just wish there had been more.

The book is written in several sections and each wife writes a chapter within each section. I wish it had been written chronologically instead, because it's hard to piece together just how the timeline was and I'd love to have heard more for Meri and Kody when Jenelle and Christine were courted and brought into the family.

I also wish they'd talked about the religious principle of plural marriage more. They each explain that it's a part of their fundamentalist Mormon religion and it's sacred and celestial, but nothing really beyond that. And as someone who doesn't know many Mormons and the ones I do are surely LDS and doesn't know much about the religion, that would have been nice to hear.

Because sharing your husband and marrying a guy you barely know who has a wife who kind of hates you sounds pretty awful, so I'd like to know more of what they think the upside is. Apr 17, Katie rated it really liked it Shelves: This book sure does paint a different picture than their TV show.

That's probably because we get SO much background and personal accounts of their lives. I'm pretty shocked by the cruelty of Meri to Janelle, after I had perceived Meri to be so sweet.

It's hard for me to read this book and see all of the negativity this family has had to wade through because up to this point, I had the Browns on a pedestal and thought their family was darn near perfect. Some of the things bothered me and didn't ma This book sure does paint a different picture than their TV show. Some of the things bothered me and didn't match up with some of their interviews.

Overall, I still have a lot of respect for the Browns and appreciate the courage it took for them to become public with their religion and lifestyle. I've lost a lot of respect for Meri though. It was hard to read how cruel she was to Janelle in the beginning of their relationship and that she's never truly taken to being her friend.

It's also hard for me to read about how connected she is to Robyn who's just joined their family and not to these other women who've been her sister wives for sixteen years. I finally got that answer and I'm glad I read this book. Love the Browns! I gave this five stars not for the writing but for the willingness of the Browns to share their story in more detail than on their show.

I am impressed with them in all their glory and difficulties. Anyone who judges them and their lifestyle needs to read this book to understand how much they work at growing their love and commitment to each other, their children and their faith. As Kody says in the Epilogue: True love comes not from resting on your laurels but from hard work, devotion, dedication, and commitment. Before anyone thinks that polygamy is easy or uncomplicated, I urge them to consider how much work a single marriage takes -- and then multiply that times four.

May 25, Amber Garabrandt rated it really liked it. I will begin by saying that I have never actually seen their show. I don't have much knowledge on this lifestyle, and what I did have was not flattering.

I believe that in order to love everyone I have to understand them and their way of life. I chose this book because from what I have heard this way of life works for the browns and I wanted more information. Personally I loved this book, it was heart felt and informative. The authors had obviously done some soul searching and care about their f I will begin by saying that I have never actually seen their show.

The authors had obviously done some soul searching and care about their family and that was wonderful to see. One thing I didn't like though was that I didn't have a firm picture of the children. This is about the parents and their struggles and the joy of their marriage I am not saying that the youngest should have to pour their hearts out, but perhaps a few stories from the teenagers? I would have liked to have a better understanding of how the children feel and cope.

Jun 27, Kathy rated it really liked it Shelves: I started watching this show out of simple curiousity, but continued watching it when I realized that these were just regular people and that I actually liked them. It kind of surprised me. It's not a lifestyle I could ever adopt for myself, but I can respect their choice.

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For those of you who may not know, this book and the TLC reality show tells the story of Kody Brown and his 4 wives. They are polygamists, who originally live in Utah, but later move to Nevada after Utah begins an investigation of the family on charges of bigamy. In an attempt to keep their family together, which includes 17 children, they attempt to start a new life in Nevada.

So, I admit it. I did enjoy this book and will continue to watch the show. View all 4 comments. May 12, Sam rated it it was ok. I like the show and was looking forward to learning more about their lives off camera. Meri did not come off very well in this book. Janelle and Christine seem much more relatable, especially with their frustrations. Robin seems like a little girl, especially with "She-Ra.

Mar 12, Elaine rated it liked it. I was very ambivalent about this book when I first started reading it. I just found it bizarre and just felt that the relationship between Kody and his four wives was more beneficial to him and caused the women all sorts of problems.

Kody and his wives share a Mormon faith that believes in plural marriage and polygamy. In theory their beliefs may seem pure and to them a way of life that they all want to live and raise their children into but in practice there have been many issues and conflicts I was very ambivalent about this book when I first started reading it. In theory their beliefs may seem pure and to them a way of life that they all want to live and raise their children into but in practice there have been many issues and conflicts arising from this arrangement.

I must admit as I read I became intrigued, so much so that I had to watch the show to try and gain a better understanding of this concept and see how it really played out. Although I may not understand it or believe in it I have to say that despite all the problems it creates, the Browns, all 22 of them Where there is conflict or jealousy they will try to overcome those negative emotions for the greater good of the family unit. Of course this may not make it right but I do get a sense of a loving family albeit a very strange one.

Those very cynical people may say that they are not sincere as they are using their religion and situation for financial gain through the TV series but for me it makes for an entertaining couple of hours, both with reading the book and watching the show.

Nov 19, Meagan Catherine rated it really liked it. I had my favorites in the beginning but I've come to really like all of the unique members of this family!

The practice of polygamy has always fascinated me but until I started watching the Brown's on TV I had never seen any examples of I have to start this review by saying that I've really come to love Sister Wives the TV show. I wasn't sure what to expect but I definitely didn't expect to become so in love with this family!

If you've ever seen or even heard of the show Sister Wives you should definitely pick up this book the next time you are looking for an interesting read!

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My respect for Meri grew tremendously. Even though they knew from the beginning that they planned on living plural marriage I know it could not have been easy to transition. I found myself shocked and impressed with Christine-I had no idea that she had been one of the faces of polygamy while working for Principle Voices. I had always just seen her as the one who took care of the kids. And then we have Robyn-I will admit when Kody first started courting her on the show I was not a fan.

But after reading her story I realize that she is an important piece in the Brown Family puzzle. This book gives a deeper look into the Brown Family, one that I think many readers would enjoy! Dec 09, Cara Dee rated it liked it. I read this book. Because I think this family and the women are SO interesting.

It wasn't a BAD read, in fact it was interesting some of the things the wives had to say that are not revealed in the show. First things first, Kody's parts were awful to read. I'm not a Kody fan and this book definitely made that feeling concrete. I was surprised by a few of the sister wives and how they treated each other esp.

Meri towards Janelle and how Robin was treated while being courted by Kody. T Yes This book was exactly what I would expect writing wise but let's be honest I didn't read it for its deep description and prose.

I read it for the drama. If you know what you're getting into and you want to try to understand this family more then sure, read this book. Otherwise I'll leave you with this, the Brown family repeatably say they are so public to show how contemporary they are and normal. However reading the book just proves to me that they are anything but.

They are settled in a unhealthy relationship and are just trying to "make it work" and have been doing so for a long time. Like sisters, yes, you don't always have the same personalities and yet you love each other -they try to drive this home as well, and its very true. I love my sister.

But we're not in a relationship with the same man which I can't imagine is the same thing. Sep 04, Rachel B rated it liked it Shelves: What struck me the most throughout this book was how hard they were trying to make plural marriage out to be a good thing.

They repeatedly made the assertion that participating in polygamy is how a person can truly grow to be a better, more mature person. This reminds me of the attitude present in many Christian circles that believes marriage, in contrast to singleness, is what brin 3. This reminds me of the attitude present in many Christian circles that believes marriage, in contrast to singleness, is what brings spiritual growth. Yet despite talking it up, their actual story is one of major dysfunction and immaturity.

If anything, their story should pose as a warning to anyone tempted to believe this setup might work. I thought it was ridiculous and hilarious how all of these adults were quick to point out that a woman should not be pursuing a married man, and that it would be completely inappropriate for a married man to be spending time with a woman who wasn't his wife So if no one did the pursuing Their religious beliefs struck me as very interesting, as they contrast not just to my own Christianity but, often, even to Mormonism, generally.

Kody says, "Too many people, regardless of their faith, are small-minded enough to imagine that their beliefs, their doctrines, and their rituals are the only way to be saved or to know God.

I'm not self-centered enough to entertain these thoughts.

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In no way do I imagine that my family members are the only people who got it right What I'm called to do is not what you are called to do. I don't consider followers of another religion any less worthy in God's eyes or mine. I don't believe that what's appropriate for one person is necessarily appropriate for all.

There were a lot of distracting typos, and some of the timelines were a bit confusing to follow. I enjoyed the book for what it was - hearing someone else's opinions - but I can't give it anything more than 3. Sep 23, Tonya Makrinski rated it liked it. Kody, the husband starts and finishes the book; however, the four wives have entries into each section of Matrimony, Sorority, Family, and Celebrity.

Each wife explains her story of challenges, struggles, joys, and accomplishments. You can tell each is definitely guarded and never really gives sordid details of the jealousy and difficulties with each wife, only generalities.

I understand they need to live harmoniously with each other; however, it would have been nice to have some of the dirty de Kody, the husband starts and finishes the book; however, the four wives have entries into each section of Matrimony, Sorority, Family, and Celebrity.

I understand they need to live harmoniously with each other; however, it would have been nice to have some of the dirty details. They each are pretty cautious not to completely throw a wife under the bus, but there are definite glimpses into some of the personality conflicts.

Meri is abolutely the alpha female and in my opinion, won't let go of that crown. I think she is opinionated, bossy, and inflexible. Janelle is very logical, emotionally guarded, intelligent, and career minded.

Then there is Robyn, who is personally my favorite, is sweet, loving, level headed, very conscious of others feelings, and a wonderful communicator. What really is amazing and a testament is that 3 of the 4 marriages have lasted longer than most monogamous marriages. I do feel all four women are more emotionally mature than Kody.

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I think he found four women who have a tremendous amount of strength, loyalty, and commitment to marriage. It bothers me greatly that Kody doesn't seem to have any real career and had job hopped or been unemployed.

I don't know how he provided for his wives and huge family. My final thought on this book are that they all talk their faith, their faith, their faith. But aside from Robyn, their faith seems to be plural marriage, but little talk of their relationship with God. I am still mulling all those thoughts over in my head and I am sure will continue to do so as I watch the show. My knee jerk reaction is to look disparagingly on this lifestyle, but I just can't throw stones because somehow these people have made this work and have raised what appear to be happy, healthy, and normal children.

It's not the best book in the world, but if you watch the show, it gives some more insight into each of their personalities. It's worth the read as it only took me 3 days.

Jun 30, Kara rated it liked it. I enjoyed this book because it taught me more about this fascinating family. I have seen most of the television show Sister Wives, and I was naturally curious about the more practical side of things, like who does the laundry and how are the finances handled. I wanted to know more about a lifestyle that is different from my own, and this book fulfilled that wish.

I tried to be as uncritical as I could with the writing, they aren't novelists after all, but there were a few places that were hard t I enjoyed this book because it taught me more about this fascinating family.

I tried to be as uncritical as I could with the writing, they aren't novelists after all, but there were a few places that were hard to get into. The book is split into separate sections for each wife and for Kody. I liked some of the writing styles better than others, but I did appreciate that you could really hear each wife's voice coming through. Their personalities were definitely present. I found the first section on marriage very interesting.

I'm a sucker for a love story, so I really enjoyed reading about Kody's courtship with each wife. Although they weren't as out in the open with the nitty gritty details about romance or fights with other wives, I can totally understand their need for privacy in these areas.

Their life is pretty public as it is. I almost wish there had been more information in the book about the kids. I really liked the small references to them here and there. The kids are some of my favorite characters on the show. I think you would get a wide range of personalities in a family that size, and I would have enjoyed reading more about it. The best part of this book was seeing how incredibly strong these people have been.

They are dealing with a tremendous amount of stress every day. They have multiple interpersonal relationships going on between children and adults alike. They have really had to "grow up" and put pettiness behind them. That's not to say they don't have some human insecurities, but they are a great example of how we can all get along and find happiness if we really put in the effort.

I only gave this book four stars, because it was rather difficult to finish. I found myself getting impatient with it and putting it down. However, it did fulfill my expectations of an autobiography.

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I learned about a family's life from their own perspective, and I can't really give that a grade. Jul 26, delane rated it really liked it. The Hubs On the whole Try and make him deal with the 'joys' of more tha The Hubs Try and make him deal with the 'joys' of more than one wife OK OK I'll admit I may make it pretty hard for him to be able to see the goodness in anyone ever again Kody Brown The fact that the man has ANY of his hair left mystifies me! As I previously stated, I have developed a rather strange fixation on these people.

Can't explain it. Don't get it. Don't fault them for the way they choose to live their lives, I just personally don't get it.

This was really a very well written book! All in all, there wasn't actually anything new in this book And I have to admit that while watching the show and still after reading this book