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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
From 333 Ratings


The Phenomenal #1 New York Times Bestseller

In his classic guide to understanding the opposite sex, Dr. John Gray, provides a practical and proven way for men and women to improve their communication and relationships by acknowledging the differences between them.

Once upon a time Martians and Venusians met, fell in love, and had happy relationships together because they respected and accepted their differences. Then they came to Earth and amnesia set in: they forgot they were from different planets.

Based on years of successful counseling of couples and individuals, Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus has helped millions of couples transform their relationships. Now viewed as a modern classic, this timeless book has helped men and women realize how different they can be in their communication styles, their emotional needs, and their modes of behavior, and offers the secrets of communicating without conflicts, allowing couples to give intimacy every chance to grow. 


  • Fiction

    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

    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!

    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!!!

    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

    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!

    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.
  • I <3 it

    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

    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.
  • Okey

    By lorianny
    Pongalo en espanol isi no se ingles
  • Stereotypes abound, offers no real solutions

    By evanseesred
    I am a man in a troubled long-term relationship. My female partner is reluctant to talk about her feelings, is upset when I don't offer tangible solutions to her problems, never says i love you and squirms at my attempts to be romantic and carve out time to do coupley things. According to this book, this is utterly impossible that we even exist. The roles should be reversed on every issue i stated above apparently. Alas, I find myself in a complex relationship and know many other couples who are in them too. This book assumes that men hate talking about their feelings, that women are naturally subservient to men and will back down on an issue to placate their man, and that women often feel unappreciated for things they do while men really do not. For some, this generic view of male/female relationships may be of some value. For us, two people with complex personalities, backgrounds, egos and feelings, this 'one-size-fits-all' of a book was a waste of time.