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John Gray – Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus

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Men Are from Mars,

Women Are from Venus

A Practical Guide for

Improving Communication and

Getting What You Want in Your Relationships

John Gray, Ph.D.

Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus


Introduction ____________________________________________________________

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Chapter 1: Men Are from Mars Women Are from Venus ____________________________ 1

Chapter 2: Mr. Fix‑It and the Home‑Improvement Committee _______________________ 4

Chapter 3: Men Go to Their Caves and Women Talk _______________________________ 12

Chapter 4: How to Motivate the Opposite Sex _____________________________________ 18

Chapter 5: Speaking Different Languages ________________________________________ 26

Chapter 6: Men Are Like Rubber Bands _________________________________________ 40

Chapter 7: Women Are Like Waves _____________________________________________ 50 Chapter 8: Discovering Our Different Emotional Needs _____________________________ 59 Chapter 9: How to Avoid Arguments ____________________________________________ 67 Chapter 10: Scoring Points with the Opposite Sex _________________________________ 78

Chapter 11: How to Communicate Difficult Feelings _______________________________ 92

Chapter 12: How to Ask for Support and Get It ___________________________________ 110

Chapter 13: Keeping the Magic of Love Alive _____________________________________ 122


I thank my wife, Bonnie, for sharing the journey of developing this book with me. I thank her for allowing me to share our stories and especially for expanding my understanding and...