Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus - John Gray

Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus

By John Gray

  • Release Date: 2009-10-13
  • Genre: Family & Relationships
Score: 4
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From 231 Ratings
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Description

The most well-know, long-lived, and tried-and-tested relationships guide ever, the phenomenal #1 New York Times bestseller Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus is now available for the first time ever as an ebook. In this classic guide to understanding the opposite sex, Dr. John Gray provides a practical and proven way for men and women to improve their communication by acknowledging the differences between their needs, desires, and behaviors. No other relationship guide on the market will give you the same level of evidence-based insight sure to help you strengthen and nurture your relationships for years to come.

Reviews

  • Still Worth It After Two Decades

    5
    By LacunaMan1
    I read most of this book when it first came out in 1992, and as of early 2015, a lot of its wisdom is still valid. For the last 20+ years, I have enjoyed many conversations with men and women about this book. I read several of the reviews in iBooks, and I really had a few good laughs at the reviewers who gave the book one or two stars and parroted cliches like "stereotypes" or "not factual" or "not scientific," etc. Maybe some people will agree with these negative shibboleths, but this book is helpful and offers some good suggestions for couples (married or dating) to get along better. It's not a panacea, but worth the read. I'm not going to give a thorough review, I just recommend you buy the book at this affordable price. Start reading it, and see what YOU think. Too many folks today have to have an "expert" to give them permission to read something. Use your own common sense, and sort out the ideas that have staying power. Any book can be criticized, but none is perfect, save One. If you dismiss this book, you'll miss an opportunity to learn a few things about opposite sex relationships. Finally, I'm not politically correct saying this, but you may have a few ideas who some of the negative critics are. Some people just don't like same sex couples to get along and even be happy. I don't agree with everything the book says, but that is rather trite. Enjoy.
  • Fiction

    1
    By BenSherman
    From Mr. Gray’s doctorate to the final paragraph, this book is fiction. I had to read this for a Sociology course on “Marriage & the Family” to fulfill a requirement and, as an older student, I felt awful for the younger people, especially females in the class. I felt it insulted them, consistently. If a woman were what John Gray says she is, there would be no women doctors, nurses, lawyers, effective administrators, teachers etc. This book is misogyny masquerading as medicine.
  • Stereotypes

    1
    By jamleejoy
    I liked this book for the first 2 or three pages and then realized that it really was just a bunch of stereotypes about men and women. I had to read the book for a class ( couldn’t tell you which one) and it was just very hard to keep reading. I remember throwing it against a wall a few times and I believe after I finished with it I burned it. Can’t say it’s a good read.
  • Love!

    5
    By MrsCowart
    Not only did I learn about myself as a women, I was able to get a better understanding of how men work. I also understood how my past as a child affected into my relationship. Great book!
  • A must read!!!

    5
    By Artistic Vegan
    Incredible book!!! I highly recommend this book for men and women, a must read! Great insights to my spouse and myself! My husband gave it to me to read and I'm forever grateful! A great bedside book to keep nearby!
  • Why not on espanol

    1
    By Pit 75
    Hard to find good books on espanol this book is on Italian why not on espanol fix this problem..
  • Fantastic! A definite keeper!

    5
    By orchid82
    This book is amazing. The depth of emotional analysis for men and women is really fascinating, and entirely correct. It is truly a gem and I only wish I had read this in my young twenties. However, now being thirty, and five years out from a divorce, I feel like I can truly appreciate what went wrong in that relationship. This book explained my entire relationship problems to a tee. On a positive note, this book has provided me a user's guide to navigate my own emotions, reactions and life while in a relationship. I have already started using the love letter suggestion, even though at first I was resistant to the idea. I was amazed at the immediate relief and healing I felt at a nagging issue that happened recently while dating. I would like to continue using a journal to express myself when past emotions arise out of nowhere, especially when I just can't seem to understand when I'm sad at a time when I should be happy. It has given me hope that maybe a relationship is a possibility with me in the future. As a woman, I felt John Gray's analysis was right on. If I am ever to get beyond the dating phase into a loving relationship, I would like to share this with my future partner. I definitely plan on rereading the book and using it as a reference when I encounter problems with the opposite sex. I am hoping that I can really understand where my partner is coming from, but just as importantly have him understand me too.
  • Nice

    5
    By HONEY B FLY FANCLUB LORRAINE!
    Better We Are Not on the Same Wave lengh as Mommie Dearest as Faye.
  • I <3 it

    5
    By Issajordan
    Im not in a relationship and im not reading this book to save a marriage , or any love relationship , this book can benefit many people to enrich their friendship and their family roots ive started to communicate with my friends efficiently !!
  • The interpretation we all need

    5
    By Lil' Lamb
    My career is interpreting. Everyday, I help people with a need to communicate by bridging a linguistic gap. For 28 year I have been searching for an interpreter, I didn't know I needed, to bridge this linguistic gap I didn't realize existed. Thank you for the Rosetta stone I needed.