The author provides a unique insight on how men and women behave. In doing so, some over-generalizations surface. I don't know that the scientific data shows what the author reports as verifiable truth.
For instance, the following statements are made in the book: o gender insight is equivalent to tolerance o we are conditioned by our experience with partners o gender differences are accentuated due to intimacy and having children o men don't like unsolicited advice ( I would say that it depends. ) o women giving advice to men may foster an unloving response o men show stress by withdrawal and women by being overwhelmed o don't disapprove of a man's need to withdraw o don't guard the cave door waiting for the man to come out o men must feel needed and women must feel cherished o always respect your partner's imposed limits
These are just a few of the pearls of wisdom provided by the author. The book is interesting. I don't know how much of the contents have been validated in formal psychological studies either individually or in groups.
Dr. Joseph S. Maresca
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Relationship counselor John Gray focuses on the differences between men and women--men are from Mars, and women are from Venus, after all--and offers a simple solution: couples must acknowledge and accept these differences before they can develop happier relationships. In this unabridged version, Gray gives a spirited delivery of his message, especially when role-playing typical male/female interactions. Although it takes some time to adjust to his slightly nasal tone, the information is sound and gives both men and women helpful hints on improving themselves and their union. (Running time: 9.5 hours, 6 cassettes)--Sharon Griggins--This text refers to theAudio Cassetteedition.