Why Mars and Venus Collide:Improving Relationships by Understanding How Men and Women Cope differently with Stress

Why Mars and Venus Collide
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出版社: HarperCollins
2008-02
ISBN: 9780061242960
定价: 233.10
装帧: 精装
开本: 其他
纸张: 其他
页数: 272页
正文语种: 英语
  • Onceuponatime,MartiansandVenusiansfunctionedinseparateworlds.Butintoday'shecticandcareer-orientedenvironment,relationshipshavebecomealotmorecomplicated,andmenandwomenareexperiencingunprecedentedlevelsofstress.Toaddtotheincreasingtension,mostmenandwomenarealsocompletelyunawarethattheyareactuallyhardwiredtoreactdifferentlytothestress.It'sacommonscenario:ahusbandreturnshomefromworkstressedoutandeagertokickbackonthecouchandwatchtelevision.Awifereturnshomefromworkstressedoutandwantstotalkaboutitwithherhusband.Whathappens?Neitherisonthesamepage,angerandresentmentsetin,andMarsandVenuscollide.Usinghissignatureinsightthathashelpedmillionsofcouplestransformtheirrelationships,JohnGrayonceagainarmstheinhabitantsofMarsandVenuswithinformationthatwillhelpthemliveharmoniouslyeverafter.InWhyMarsandVenusCollide,Grayfocusesonthewaysthatmenandwomenmisinterpretandmismanagethestressintheirdailylives,andhowthesereactionsultimatelyaffecttheirrelationships."It'snotthathe'sjustnotintoyou;heneedstofulfillabiologicalneed,"Grayexplains."Andit'snotthatshewantstohenpeckyou;shealsohasabiologicaldrive."Heshows,forinstance,howahusband'swithdrawalisactuallyanaturalwayforhimtoreplenishhisdepletedtestosteronelevelsandrestorehiswell-being,andhowawoman'sneedforconversationandsupporthelpsherbuildherownstress-reducinghormone,oxytocin.Backedupbygroundbreakingscientificresearch,Grayoffersaclear,easy-to-understandprogramtobridgethegapbetweenthetwoplanets,providingeffectivecommunicationstrategiesthatwillactuallylowerstresslevels.Whetherinarelationshiporsingle,thisbookwillhelpbothmenandwomenunderstandtheirnewrolesinamodern,work-orientedsociety,andallowthemtodiscoveravarietyofnewandpracticalwaystocreatealifetimeofloveandharmony. JohnGray,Ph.D.,istheauthoroftheinternationalphenomenonMenArefromMars,WomenArefromVenus,whichsoldoverastaggering15millioncopiesworldwide.Aninternationally-renownedauthorityoncommunicationandrelationships,heisalsoapsychologist,writerandlecturerwhohasbeenconductingseminarsinmajorcitiesforover20years.
    JohnlivesinCaliforniawithhiswifeBonnie.
  • 内容简介:
    Onceuponatime,MartiansandVenusiansfunctionedinseparateworlds.Butintoday'shecticandcareer-orientedenvironment,relationshipshavebecomealotmorecomplicated,andmenandwomenareexperiencingunprecedentedlevelsofstress.Toaddtotheincreasingtension,mostmenandwomenarealsocompletelyunawarethattheyareactuallyhardwiredtoreactdifferentlytothestress.It'sacommonscenario:ahusbandreturnshomefromworkstressedoutandeagertokickbackonthecouchandwatchtelevision.Awifereturnshomefromworkstressedoutandwantstotalkaboutitwithherhusband.Whathappens?Neitherisonthesamepage,angerandresentmentsetin,andMarsandVenuscollide.Usinghissignatureinsightthathashelpedmillionsofcouplestransformtheirrelationships,JohnGrayonceagainarmstheinhabitantsofMarsandVenuswithinformationthatwillhelpthemliveharmoniouslyeverafter.InWhyMarsandVenusCollide,Grayfocusesonthewaysthatmenandwomenmisinterpretandmismanagethestressintheirdailylives,andhowthesereactionsultimatelyaffecttheirrelationships."It'snotthathe'sjustnotintoyou;heneedstofulfillabiologicalneed,"Grayexplains."Andit'snotthatshewantstohenpeckyou;shealsohasabiologicaldrive."Heshows,forinstance,howahusband'swithdrawalisactuallyanaturalwayforhimtoreplenishhisdepletedtestosteronelevelsandrestorehiswell-being,andhowawoman'sneedforconversationandsupporthelpsherbuildherownstress-reducinghormone,oxytocin.Backedupbygroundbreakingscientificresearch,Grayoffersaclear,easy-to-understandprogramtobridgethegapbetweenthetwoplanets,providingeffectivecommunicationstrategiesthatwillactuallylowerstresslevels.Whetherinarelationshiporsingle,thisbookwillhelpbothmenandwomenunderstandtheirnewrolesinamodern,work-orientedsociety,andallowthemtodiscoveravarietyofnewandpracticalwaystocreatealifetimeofloveandharmony.
  • 作者简介:
    JohnGray,Ph.D.,istheauthoroftheinternationalphenomenonMenArefromMars,WomenArefromVenus,whichsoldoverastaggering15millioncopiesworldwide.Aninternationally-renownedauthorityoncommunicationandrelationships,heisalsoapsychologist,writerandlecturerwhohasbeenconductingseminarsinmajorcitiesforover20years.
    JohnlivesinCaliforniawithhiswifeBonnie.
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