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Over all, Soren Kierkegaard has explained the conventional middle-class lifestyle for young men. He does not include any serious address of the female role in adult life. This should not be taken as an insult. Women and men do well to acknowledge the limit of the book and not pretend that this is really the same for all when in fact it is not. That being written, for modern working women, there is a great deal here worth knowing. The biggest source of relief is that Kierkegaard does not disparage marriage or family. He describes marriage as a means for a man to better himself. He writes that the kinds of joy that are found within marriage are many and while they not seem like much due to their subtlety and simplicity and docility that...

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