From John Gray, author of the phenomenal multi-million copy bestseller Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus, comes the definitive book for men and women seeking lasting love in the face of modern pressures.
Why Mars and Venus Collide is the most important relationships manual since Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus redefined the boundaries of male and female relationships.
Men and women are different – we all know that. But if our genes have stood still then social changes have not. Overworked, stressed-out and time-poor, we can barely keep up with the frenzied pace of our lives – and our relationships are breaking down as a result.
In Why Mars and Venus Collide, John Gray, the best-selling relationships author of all time, shows how everyone can strengthen their relationships and make them last.
• Why couples fight – the physiological reasons why females and males behave differently under stress,
• How to stop fighting,
• How to seek support – and find it,
• How to lower your stress levels in everyday life,
• How to communicate equably and amicably, even when you’re raging inside.
Now repackaged to relate to a new generation of readers, Why Mars And Venus Collide proves why John Gray is known as the greatest living authority on how men and women relate.
Praise for Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus:
‘The Daddy of all such studies’ The Telegraph
‘Devoted readers praise Mr. Gray as the saviour of their marriages and his book as the brick that finally knocks some sense into their mates’ Washington Times
‘When I was 21 and freshly dumped by Harry, my first really grown-up boyfriend, where did I turn but John Gray’s Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus? It was reassuring to know the reason I’d been dumped wasn’t because I was rubbish in bed’ New Woman
‘Men Are From Mars and Women Are From Venus has shed light on countless relationship problems, offering an explanation for many social inequalities… a hot topic of debate in households and offices throughout the world’ Eastern Daily Press
About the author
John Gray, Ph.D., is the author of the international phenomenon Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus, which sold over a staggering 15 million copies worldwide. An internationally-renowned authority on communication and relationships, he is also a psychologist, writer and lecturer who has been conducting seminars in major cities for over 20 years.
John lives in California with his wife Bonnie.
The author of the wildly successful Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus now posits that men and women (Venus) naturally react differently to everyday stress, which in turn causes more stress in their relationships. When Gray says "naturally," he means hormones. When a man, after a stressful day, wants to veg out in front of the TV, he is not rejecting his wife. Rather, he is replenishing his depleted testosterone. And when a woman wants to talk about her day, she is not being a nag. It's just her way of replenishing her cuddle hormone, oxytocin. According to Gray, the fact that women have more body fat means they burn more energy than men, which makes their minds create endless to-do lists. Gray does not consider cultural differences figuring in the stress mix. If anything, Gray seems to come down hard or focus more on women, perhaps because women are his most likely audience. Thus, he discusses "Why Women Never Forget a Quarrel"; and "Making a Man Happier Is Easier than You Think" (in which he uses a devoted dog as an example). It's simplistic but easy to digest and no doubt headed for the bestseller lists.