It hard to say but perhaps personal fulfillment has become more important than family unit. Apr 08, Viet Hung Nguyen rated it it was amazing.
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A must read for any couples. What you will learn from the book would help to set a solid understanding about the differences between men and women. Men and women are different literally. And we have to be aware of that in order to better communicate to each other, to better understand each other and to build a long lasting relationship between husband and wife, between bf and gf.
At the very least, it can be applied to communication between men and women, doesn't need to be in love relationshi A must read for any couples. At the very least, it can be applied to communication between men and women, doesn't need to be in love relationship. Feb 08, Kyami rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: People in relationships. Shelves: relationships. Yes this book does rely heavily on stereotypes of male and female behavior.
If you find you don't fit the stereotypes and of course not everyone does!
But for many most? As I read, I was constantly amazed by how much I could relate myself and boyfriend. It gave me a better understanding of how the male mind works and how the female mind might misinterpet. I really gained a lot from t Yes this book does rely heavily on stereotypes of male and female behavior. I really gained a lot from this book. Jan 15, Dionna Mestas rated it really liked it.
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I read this book a hundred years ago so based from my memory, while I did learn about the opposite sex, I was surprised to have a better understanding about myself as a woman, in the process. I'll have to read it again for a refresher, but I do remember liking the book well enough. I have not read any of the other men are from mars I was gonna take one star out because of the redundant info in the book, but when I came to think of it; it really deserved the 5 stars.
The book is very helpful and educational. It opens ones eyes to differences in men and women that we are not aware of. John Gray wants us to tolerate these differences in order to have successful relationships, and when one accepts the difference, one will be understanding and forgiving. I believe everyone should read this book. Aug 27, Jacki rated it liked it Shelves: guides.
I like to read lots of random things. Part of those random things include guides, such as this one. The description of how a man needs to shift from "work mode" to "home mode" made a lot of sense, especially with some of the things my husband has told me in the past. It made a lot of sense. I'm not saying this book helped improve my relationship, but it was helpful in explaining some things I found frustrating.
Aug 06, Debbie rated it liked it. This was really a repeat of the other Mars and Venus books by John Gray, and it wasn't as well written as the others. Good ideas and a new way at looking at relationships, but there are much better books on the subject. Oct 12, Kerri rated it really liked it. Communication skills are the main dish of this book, and understanding one's mate's perspective while fighting is covered thoroughly. I recommend it. Mar 11, Ryan rated it it was amazing. Oft-repetitive, but drives home key points necessary for the success of relationships by virtue of different gender communication styles and suggested remedies.
Highly recommended. Cheesy title, but I recommend this book to ALL couples, whether or not you're having problems. It's a really practical guide to understanding how men and women think differently. May 13, hossein Sh rated it it was amazing.
This book is similar to the book "why women cry and men lie". Oct 11, Eric Beaty rated it really liked it. Great book with lots of insight you'd never notice on your own. John Gray is a God-send to all couples out there struggling. Apr 26, Gemma rated it liked it Shelves: z , partially-skimmed. Oct 30, Dewi Wardani rated it liked it. Jun 29, Kristin rated it it was ok Shelves: non-fiction , marriage.
Could have been words shorter. Basically, men need space and women want you to listen. Good advice but so basic, and he repeats it over and over. He also generalizes too much. Sep 19, Nor Haniza rated it really liked it Shelves: self-development , parenting. Still taking my time to finish it up. So far so good.
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