Readers of John Gray's previous bestsellers, Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus, What Your Mother Couldn't Tell You and What Your Father Didn't Know, and Mars and Venus in the Bedroom, will be inspired, informed and touched by this collection of first-person stories that illustrate how couples have successfully put his principles to work in their own lives to create fulfilling, long-lasting relationships.
Through his bestselling books, his national seminars and his infomercial, which reaches 90 million cable television homes across the United States, Gray has brought a powerful message to millions of people. He explains how better communication and recognition of men's and women's different emotional needs lead to greater intimacy. In Mars and Venus in Love, we see his principles in action through stories told by people who, using his advice and counsel, have created fulfilling, healthy and loving relationships. We will recognize ourselves and our partners in the funny and poignant scenes depicted in these stories, each accompanied by John Gray's commentary.
After the incredible response to his work, Gray thought the successes of some couples might inspire other like them. With that in mind, he asked readers who were willing to share their stories to write in with the answers to such questions as: What kind of problems have you had in your relationship and how have you overcome them? What kinds of special things do you and your partner do for each other? How do you best communicate with each other? How do you practice what you've learned? How does your love feel different now from how it felt before?
This is abook of love stories a collection of true-life tales that will show you something about your own love story that may have eluded you for a long time. A few insights, techniques and changes in habits of mind and body nourish love and make it grow, and like little one-act plays these stories show you how. Mars and Venus in Love gives you the opportunity to see yourself in the stories of others and to recognize your own communication and behavior patterns in the circumstances they describe.
John Gray, Ph.D., is the author of Mars and Venus on a Date, a follow-up to his phenomenal bestselling book Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus, which has sold more than 6 million copies in the United States and millions more in 40 languages around the world. Gray is also the author of the bestselling Mars and Venus in the Bedroom, Mars and Venus Together Forever, Men, Women and Relationships, What Your Mother Couldn't Tell You and Your Father Didn't Know, the recently published Mars and Venus in Love, and the star of a new CD-ROM version of Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus.
An internationally regarded expert in the field of communication, relationships and personal growth, Dr. Gray's focus is assisting men and women in understanding, respecting and appreciating their differences. Over the past quarter century he has conducted public and private seminars with a total of more than a million participants. In his highly acclaimed books and in his popular weekend seminar, "Men, Women and Relationships," Gray entertains and inspires his audiences with practical insights and easy-to-use techniques that they can apply to enrich their relationships immediately.
Gray is happily married to Bonnie Gray and has three daughters Laren, Julie and Shannon. He not only understands first-hand the principles of successful marriage, he's also experienced the serious problems that can trouble any union, having previously married and divorced.
Gray lived as a monk for nine years, which helped him to learn about solitude and serenity. He studied for many years with the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi and received both his B.A. and his M.A. in Creative Intelligence from Maharishi European Research University. In 1982 received his doctorate in psychology and human sexuality from Columbia Pacific University.
John Gray is a popular speaker on the national lecture circuit and makes frequent appearances on television and radio programs to discuss his work. Gray has been interviewed on The Oprah Winfrey Show, Donahue, Good Morning America, Eye to Eye With Connie Chung, CNBC and CNN, as well as on countless local television and radio programs across the country. He has been profiled in USA Today and People magazine, and is regularly quoted in Cosmopolitan , Glamour and other popular magazines.
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About the Author
John Gray, Ph.D., is one of the world’s leading relationship experts, and an authority on improving communication styles for couples, companies, and communities. His many books have sold more than fifty million copies in fifty different languages worldwide. John lives with his wife and children in northern California.
Hometown:San Francisco, California
Date of Birth:1951
Place of Birth:Houston, Texas
Education:B.A., M.A., Maharishi European Research University; Ph.D., Columbia Pacific University, 1982