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Jessica Grose, author of “Screaming on the Inside: The Unsustainability of American Motherhood”
Jessica Grose has spent much of career writing about motherhood.
She writes the parenting newsletter for the New York Times, and now she has a new book out that dives unflinchingly into the roots of what she calls the unsustainability of American motherhood.
The book is aptly titled "Screaming on the Inside: The Unsustainability of American Motherhood."
It documents not just her own experience of failing at motherhood before she even began — but the morally bankrupt system that led her there.
The Show spoke with her about it and about how far back these ideas about ideal motherhood go in American history.