The Long Loneliness: The Autobiography of Dorothy Day - Part Three, Love is the Measure, Family, Retreat, Summary & Analysis

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Part Three, Love is the Measure, Family, Retreat, Summary and Analysis

Day often regretted not having a husband and missed family life. But her family was the price she paid for her faith. Tamar was everything to her, but Day often ended up ignoring her, due to how busy she was, though Tamar had friends and stayed busy. She grew up wanting to make things and read often. She started high school and received a marriage proposal at fifteen. At sixteen, she was in love and serious. That year she spent time learning crafts and how to be a wife; they had a wonderful wedding three weeks after Tamar turned eighteen. Peter was at the wedding and Tamar was afraid he'd give an ideological speech. The wedding was beautiful and simple, and while Peter made a speech, it...

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