Terry McMillan and Oprah
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With her divorce behind her, Terry has come full circle with her new book, Getting to Happy. Terry says the Waiting to Exhale sequel was inspired by her breakup with Jonathan. "I realized that there are a lot of women out here in America who are 40 and upward who have experienced betrayal and deception as well," she says. "I was more concerned about women who are in my age group who allow this kind of devastation to just ruin their present." 

Going forward, Terry says she's still able to trust men." As my mother would say, one bad apple doesn't spoil the whole tree."

After all the drama, Terry says she's living up to the title of her book. "I think I'm ducky," she says. 

Read an excerpt of Getting to Happy

FROM: Jenny McCarthy: After the Big Breakup, Plus Author Terry McMillan
Published on September 28, 2010

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