Summary of Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus

The Classic Guide to Understanding the Opposite Sex

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Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus book summary
This classic relationship manual forever changed the way women and men communicate with each other. Find out why.


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The best advice resonates deep inside you, causing you to think “of course, I knew that.” As you read this classic by relationship guru John Gray, you’ll find yourself smiling, nodding your head in agreement, and marveling at the simplicity and truth of his advice. Groundbreaking when first published, this manual details the differences between how men and women process emotions, handle stress, and communicate needs and feelings. It also explains how they want their partner to love them. Gray points out how men and women often overlook these essential differences when dealing with each other in relationships. getAbstract predicts that once you read Gray’s guide, you’ll understand why people often refer to it as “the book,” and why it has helped millions of couples everywhere improve their communication and understanding.

In this summary, you will learn

  • How men’s and women’s communication styles, emotional needs and behaviors differ
  • How these differences affect the way men and women “give and receive love”
  • How to build better relationships with the opposite sex


“Love, Love Me Do!”
In relationships, men and women share common complaints about the opposite sex. A man might grumble, “No matter what I do, it is not enough to make her happy.” A woman might say, “He doesn’t listen; he is inattentive; he is no longer romantic. I give and give, but I...
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About the Author

John Gray, Ph.D., is the best-selling author of 16 books. He has conducted personal growth and relationship seminars for more than 30 years and is a world-renowned communication expert.

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