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Review of the Mail Order Wife Documentary

Review of the Mail Order Wife Documentary

The Mail Order Wife is a documentary that covers a woman named Shirley who tried to become a stay at home mom but has turned into a full time housewife who has no regard for her husband and children. She’s unhappy mail order columbian brides because of her life in general and trying to be a good wife and mother, she’s not really able to do anything about it.

She’s decided that she wants to get out of the house and see what she can do to change her life and have a better marriage. She wants to pursue her dreams and life of leisure. She’s made many friends in the process but has trouble getting out and meeting people.

However, this documentary is kind of hard to watch. It seems as if the subject matter is so unbelievable that it’s almost painful to watch. Especially since it’s been released just recently.

The film makes you feel sorry for her and it’s an emotional roller coaster of a documentary. Yet, that’s part of the appeal and can leave you emotionally drained when you feel she deserves a break.

This documentary shows you her struggles and triumphs in hopes that by watching, you’ll be inspired and empowered to make your own life. This can be hard, since she has been so unhappy with herself for so long. It might seem impossible to you, but it isn’t.

Shirley spent years having problems trying to figure out how to cope with her husband and children. Her marriage was falling apart and she couldn’t do anything to help but watch her husband continually abuse drugs and drink. The marriage wasn’t good and it only became worse with her not being able to do anything to fix it. She wasn’t helping anything at all and she felt so helpless.

She could have left her husband for all she knew, but she didn’t want to. She didn’t know where to turn or who to turn to. She didn’t think she had any hope of fixing it, and she did.

After viewing the documentary, I was almost literally filled with sadness. The message is that it is easier to create a better life than to fix an unhappy one. If we continue to make the same mistakes we made for so long, our lives will remain the same.

We tend to stick with the things we can control, and that’s why the documentary is so telling, because it’s not even a small piece of the puzzle. The documentary shows a bigger picture that we’re not used mail order asian bride to seeing, and yet, we still ignore the needs in our lives that we may not even realize exist.

The documentary shows her feeling the guilt and sadness every time she comes home from work and sees her husband home alone. She feels guilty about it and should feel better because her husband is more attentive and loving than he was before. She says she feels hopeless and is completely unable to live life to its fullest because she’s so accustomed to living a life she hates.

The documentary showed that she never ever wanted to be that way. She just did things and people she didn’t like. But she wasn’t using alcohol or drugs, she was working hard and doing everything right, but she didn’t know it until she began to start searching for answers.

The Mail Order Wife documentary is emotionally devastating and sobering. You won’t be able to watch it again without feeling bad for Shirley. It might be hard to watch, but the message she received will help her and motivate her to do more for herself.

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