The singer discusses her life story in this song, starting with her “liberated marriage”. Many economic concepts are covered here, including:

* college tuition costs
* the loss of human capital (since you work less because of children)
* that higher wages are earned by those with college degrees, particularly MBAs
* the economic costs of divorce
* the wage gap between men and women
* and more.

Discussion Questions for “Life Story”

Link to Lyrics for “Life Story”