* "White Socks in a Pantyhose World."
* Bombeck describes some of her worries, such as being cast adrift if her child decided to marry an Eskimo, believing that it was the perfect time in history to worry.
* The story of Lionel is detailed, from his life as a lab rat to his death of a heart attack after witnessing the driving of a teenager with a learner's permit.
* Bombeck's message of the book is survival.
* "If You Thought the Wedding Was Bad."
* Bombeck discusses the difference between men and women, as well as how not having a talk about snoring could cripple a marriage.
* Bombeck claims her husband snored like a leaky Goodyear Blimp and could never be on time to anything (including movies, much to her annoyance.)
* She claims that some marriages survive for lack of anything better waiting for the wives.
* "Mother Mystique."
* Bombeck answers...
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