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What Was I Thinking?

What Was I Thinking?

58 Bad Boyfriend Stories

Edited by Barbara Davilman and Liz Dubelman

St. Martin's Press



The stories you are about to read are true. Often hilarious and always relatable, they all describe the moment when good sense and simple self-respect triumph over the human need to be loved—or, at least, the need to be with a particular man. The relationship may not last beyond lunch, or it may linger for weeks, months, or even years. But inside, you know: it's over.

What Was I Thinking?58 Bad Boyfriend Stories includes contributions from:
Francesca Lia Block
Bonnie Bruckheimer
Cindy Chupack
Kate Coe
Melinda Culea
Carrie Fisher
Wendy Hammers
Nicole Hollander
Maira Kalman
Lisa Napoli
Lynn Snowden Picket
Mimi Pond
Rachel Resnick
Penny Stallings
Laurie Winer
Amy Wruble

Whether the story is funny, sad, poignant, sweet, or just plain psychotic—we bet you can't read just one.

Praise for What Was I Thinking?

“Fifty-eight boyfriend stories that are (hopefully) worse than your own! Fabulous, humorous and outrageous.” —OK! Magazine -

Reviews from Goodreads

Edited by Barbara Davilman and Liz Dubelman

BARBARA DAVILMAN began her career in NY in advertising and then went on to create a greeting card company, Bittersweet, that dealt exclusively with relationships gone bad. After that, she moved to Los Angeles to become a TV writer/producer. Along with her husband, Ellis Weiner, she co-authored YIDDISH WITH DICK & JANE, YIDDISH WITH GEORGE & LAURA, and HOW TO RAISE A JEWISH DOG. In her 'spare' time she writes and produces reality television and is the Los Angeles Co-Coordinator for Ridgeback Rescue.

LIZ DUBELMAN is the founder of VidLit. Her pre-digital career included ten years in film production. Her television work won her two Emmys -- one as a producer and one as a director. She has consulted to all of the major studios in the area of digital rights and Internet content. Ms. Dubelman is a graduate of Hampshire College.

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Ellis Weiner

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