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Marsha Jacobson is the embodiment of resilience, proving that our past doesn’t define our future. Despite a neglectful upbringing and an abusive first marriage, she rebuilt her life with a loving second marriage and a successful career. Today, she inspires others with her story of overcoming adversity, developing self-confidence, and discovering extraordinary potential. A compelling speaker, Marsha captivates audiences with her wisdom and personal experiences. Her award-winning memoir, “The Wrong Calamity,” serves as a blueprint for moving past self-defeating thoughts to a life of confidence, joy, and meaning.

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Podcast Appearances and Features

The Divorce and Beyond® Podcast with Susan Guthrie, Esq.

Marsha Jacobson - The wrong calamity

Praise for The Wrong Calamity

Cleareyed insights. . . useful to readers looking to learn from Jacobson’s experiences and start making better decisions for themselves

Kirkus Reviews

[Jacobson] is living proof that beginning in calamity doesn’t mean you have to stay there. You can overcome. . . There is a lot of wisdom woven through this book.

Reader Views

Marsha Jacobson's The Wrong Calamity is a courageously written story of a courageously lived life. She takes us inside unexpected stress and pain to renewed hope with humane clarity.

Walter Bode formerly editor-in-chief of Grove Press and a senior editor at Harcourt

Riveting. Thoughtful and engaging. . . Compelling memoir of breaking free of a controlling relationship.

BookLife

The Wrong Calamity is a survivor's story filled with distinctive challenges and a determined, unique protagonist.

BookLife Prize Review

Instructive and strengthening to anyone who seeks to evolve out of a limiting situation.

Yael Melamed Psychotherapist, Divorce Coach, and Leadership Coach

Compelling, inspiring and deeply moving. . . [Jacobson] offers hope while also leaving space for the pain.

Dr. Jill Leibowitz Psy.D., Clinical Psychologist and author of The Untold Story of Itsy Bitsy’s Long, Emotional Day and Mama’s Stressed! The Untold Story of Itsy Bitsy and Mama

As a mom of a child who recently suffered a stroke, I found tremendous hope and inspiration in this book.

Dr. Sasha Yampolsky co-author of Or So They Thought, speech-language pathologist, literacy specialist, mother of a stroke survivor

Hilarious, often heart-rending, and ultimately insightful . . . [Marsha] offers a roadmap of how she learns what drives and, ultimately, saves her.

Dr. Steven Gross Clinical Psychologist

[Jacobson writes about] the resourceful and courageous ways she coped with one crisis after another. The result is fascinating and compelling reading.

Joyce Johnson Author of the prizewinning memoir Minor Character

The Wrong Calamity is a survivor's story filled with distinctive challenges and a determined, unique protagonist.

BookLife Prize critic’s report by Publishers Weekly

The Wrong Calamity

A Memoir

Grappling with neglect, eating disorders, domestic violence, single parenthood, and how trauma can be contagious, The Wrong Calamity is an inspirational journey into one woman’s challenging and ultimately triumphant life.

Overcoming Adversity - Marsha's Journey

Explore Marsha Jacobson’s inspiring journey of resilience and empowerment. From a challenging upbringing and abusive first marriage to finding happiness and success, Marsha’s story demonstrates that our past doesn’t define our future. Discover how she overcame adversity to lead a fulfilling life and inspire others with her compelling narrative and personal wisdom.

Social Media and External Links

Discover more about Marsha Jacobson’s journey, latest updates, and engaging content by following her on social media. Connect with her on various platforms to stay inspired and informed.

FAQs for Journalists, Podcast Hosts, and Speaker Gigs

Find answers to the most common questions about Marsha Jacobson, her inspiring journey, and her impactful work. This section provides essential information for journalists, podcast hosts, and event organizers looking to feature Marsha in their media or events.

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