The 10 Com­mand­ments of He­len Gur­ley Brown

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At a time when women were expected to be mar­ried be­fore get­ting busy, He­len wrote Sex And The Sin­gle Girl. “The­o­ret­i­cally, a ‘nice’ sin­gle woman has no sex life,” she wrote. “What non­sense!” She stressed that “a job can be your love, your happy pill, your means to find­ing out who you are and what you can do.”

Your­self Ir­re­sistible

In an in­ter­view with the late Nora Ephron, the self-help cham­pion said, “You can­not sit around like a cup­cake...ask­ing other peo­ple to dis­cover your gr great sweet­ness and ch charm. You’ve got to m make your­self more cu cup­cak­able all the time.”

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When crit­ics said He­len’s pro-sexy mes­sage wasn’t fem­i­nist, she shot back. “How could any women not be a fem­i­nist? The girl I’m edit­ing

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