How to Be the Almost Perfect Wife: By Husbands Who Know

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What can a woman do to improve her husband's life? That's the question J.S. Salt asked more than a thousand husbands (ages 18-82). Engaging, funny, honest and revealing, here's the definitive guide to what men need from their wives. Finally, men reveal:

* What to do when he wants to go off with the guys

* How to criticize (if you must)

* What to do when you KNOW he's wrong

* How to deal with his shortcomings

* Two little words that can make life a lot easier

* What to do once in...

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Overview

What can a woman do to improve her husband's life? That's the question J.S. Salt asked more than a thousand husbands (ages 18-82). Engaging, funny, honest and revealing, here's the definitive guide to what men need from their wives. Finally, men reveal:

* What to do when he wants to go off with the guys

* How to criticize (if you must)

* What to do when you KNOW he's wrong

* How to deal with his shortcomings

* Two little words that can make life a lot easier

* What to do once in a while

* What to do a lot more often

Like its companion book, How to Be the Almost Perfect Husband by Wives Who Know, this insider's guide will surely serve as a catalyst for conversation leading couples to deeper understanding, better relationships, and improved ... everything!

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"Here's practical wisdom from the real marriage experts -- married people -- delivered with brevity and plenty of wit." -- Gregory J. P. Godek, author, 1001 Ways To Be Romantic

Full of heartfelt and practical advice, these books are a must for anyone who is married or in love. -- Barbara DeAngelis, Ph.D.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780966715620
  • Publisher: Shake It! Books
  • Publication date: 1/28/2000
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 680,816
  • Product dimensions: 6.04 (w) x 4.60 (h) x 0.34 (d)

Meet the Author

J.S. Salt is also the creator of How to Be the Almost Perfect Husband by Wives Who Know, published by "Shake It!" Books. A former comedian and best-selling author of Always Kiss Me Good Night: Instructions on Raising the Perfect Parent by 147 Kids Who Know, he's appeared on LEEZA, CNN, NPR and more than 500 radio shows. His work has been featured in McCalls and Woman's World magazines, among others.
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"Help me be a hero to my kids. Speak well of me and the good things that I do. Don't only speak about my shortcomings."
-- NORMAN, 67 (divorced after 22 years)

"Look good for me and for yourself."
-- GERADO, 29 (divorced after 2 years)

"Understand that your time frame and your husband's may not be the same. Just because you say it's time to do something, don't expect your husband to jump right in line."
-- TOBY, 33

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  • Posted May 5, 2010

    Great Quick Read

    I love how this book is quick and easy to read.

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  • Posted September 5, 2009

    Humorous and Real

    Excellent reminders of what makes or breaks a good relationship.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 3, 2003

    Nice Try

    Its a small book with small ideas, not bad but nothing earth shattering.

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