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The Man's Guide to Women

By: John Gottman,Julie Schwartz Gottman,Douglas Abrams,Rachel Carlton Abrams
Narrated by: Eric Michael Summerer
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Summary

A great "philosopher" once said, "Trying to understand women is like trying to smell the color nine." But the fact is, men can understand women to their great benefit. All they need is the right teacher. And, arguably, there is no better teacher than John Gottman, PhD, a world-renowned relationships researcher and author of the best-selling 7 Principles of Making Marriage Work.

His new book, written with wife Julie Gottman, a clinical psychologist; Doug Abrams; and Rachel Carlton Abrams, MD, is based on 40 years of scientific study, much of it gleaned from the Gottmans' popular couples' workshops and the "love lab" at the University of Washington. It's written primarily for men because new research suggests that it is the man in a relationship who wields the most influence to make it great or screw it up beyond repair.

The Man's Guide to Women offers the science-based answers to the question: What do women really want in men? The book explains the hallmarks of manhood that most women find attractive and helps men hone those skills to be the men women desire.

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©2016 John Gottman, PhD, Julie Schwartz Gottman, PhD, Douglas Abrams, and Rachel Carlton Abrams, MD (P)2015 Audible, Inc.
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There Is Nothing In This Book To Help Men.

This to me had some very critical flaws to the underlying information. It is a Walt Disney fairy tale. If men are dependable, which men really generally are, and if they listen to their partner, all will be fine.

There is an elephant in the room regarding dependable men who have done the right thing yet end up divorced raped. There is no solution presented in this in this book for men who've the right thing. Being Dependable and trustworthy but why will she try to walk all over you? No answer.

There are no negatives about women nor is this a balanced perspective. We need to know about hypergamy, we need to know why partners go and have affairs. We need to hear about power imbalances in a relationship. As men we need to know the truth about why there are so many single women out there. This is not the right book to explain it.

There are no saving graces. It's all about her and how you can put her on a pedestal. This is the wrong mentality in the first place.

I Didn't like the book or its approach. The science claims are patchy and in my opinion, one sided.

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A good investment...

Except for perhaps one or two tips, and that it's worded like all the change or responsibility is for the man, this book is probably the best I've read (heard - thanks audible) and has many lessons. I'm sure I'll play it through a few times.

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brilliantly clear and informative

This book is written by academics but it is written in an entertaining non-academic manner. However, it is still highly informative and dependable on scientific knowledge based on evolutionary theory. Its coverage is great and it reads very well. I would definitely recommended this book to any man who wants to increase his understanding of women in a solid, reliable way.

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incorrect information

The 'advice' given here is incorrect to my experience. Trying to hard be politically correct, probably written by someone who doesnt get sex.

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My Eyes Have Been Opened!

This is the book I wish I had in my teens. Would have saved me a lot of mistakes but I'm glad I found it because it's never too late to learn!

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Brilliant from start to finish

Such a brilliant book, I learned so much, must listen for both men and women, amazingly narrated by Eric Michael Summerer :)

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The secrets revealed

It’s interesting to know that this is already available in the world and how little people actually know and practice. This book does actually reveal a lot of real truth about how women need to be loved. Thank you. TB

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As a woman

It was fun to get to know what i want and to learn how important me and my partner are to each other.

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Helpful hints for men!

This book is full of usefulness for men about that most complex conundrum; women! Their needs, their desires, their dreams. Invaluable!

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patronising to men

a lot of the psychology seems fine but the author talks about men like they are stupid beast that are hopelessly lost and can't take care of themselves without a woman to do it for them

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