The 10 Commandments of Helen Gurley Brown
2 Rock Your Career
HER 1962 BOOK
ALOUS ADVICE Have Sex— and Love It!
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.”
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