The Proper Care and Feeding of Husbands

The Proper Care and Feeding of Husbands

by Laura Schlessinger
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The Proper Care and Feeding of Husbands by Laura Schlessinger

In her most provocative book yet, Dr. Laura urgently reminds women that to take proper care of their husbands is to ensure themselves the happiness and satisfaction they yearn for in marriage.

Women want to be in love, get married, and live happily ever after. Yet disrespect for men and disregard for the value, feelings, and needs of husbands has fast become the standard for male-female relations in America. Those two attitudes clash in unfortunate ways to create struggle and strife in what could be a beautiful relationship.

Countless women call Dr. Laura, unhappy in their marriages and seemingly at a loss to understand the incredible power they have over their men to create the kind of home life they yearn for. Now, in The Proper Care and Feeding of Husbands, Dr. Laura shows you—with real-life examples and real-life solutions—how to wield that power to attain all the sexual pleasure, intimacy, love, joy, and peace you want in your life.

Dr. Laura's simple principles have changed the lives of millions. Now they can change yours.

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ISBN-13: 9780061796746
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 03/17/2009
Sold by: HARPERCOLLINS
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 208
Sales rank: 45,267
File size: 527 KB

About the Author

Dr. Laura Schlessinger, a licensed marriage and family therapist, is one of the most popular talk-show hosts in radio history and the only woman to win the prestigious Marconi Award for syndicated radio. She is the author of twelve New York Times bestsellers, writes a daily blog, and is a regular Newsmax columnist. She is heard daily on Sirius/XM Channel 155 live, and her program is streamed and podcast on www.drlaura.com. Dr. Schlessinger has her own YouTube Channel (YouTube.com/drlaura). She is also the skipper and driver of a racing sailboat program that won the 2010 international race from Newport Beach to Cabo San Lucas. She and her husband live in Southern California.

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Proper Care and Feeding of Husbands 3.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 142 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Now..I can understand why some of the reviews were poor. Dr. Laura definately does not have any good things to say about the feminist movement. At times it does sound as if she thinks women should only be housewives and take care of their husbands. But! If you can look past that, there are great things about this book and things ANY wife can learn whether she chooses to stay home or have a career. It's all about respect, being equals, and taking care of your self and your family. I think everyone should read this book no matter your opinion on the role of a wife. Also, a quick note about some of the reviews I had read. She does also have books just for men, she isn't only 'attacking' women and leaving the men clear of any faults. Remember, this book was titled The Proper Care and Feeding of HUSBANDS, so don't expect to have any advice for the guys in this one. Now, the ONLY thing I didn't like about this book was that in one of the chapters she makes it sound like women are ALWAYS at fault when a man cheats. I absolutely do not believe that to be true. Overall though, i would suggest this book to my friends and family....and have.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I highly recommend this book! The basic premise is that if you love your husband, don't treat him like garbage. Dr. Laura reminds us in this book that you are both on the same team and it is alright to show your husband love and respect. I tried some of the ideas in this book such as saying 'Hello' to him when he walked in the door from work and telling him 'Thank You' when he did something to help me. (Yes, I am ashamed that I didn't always do these things!) and I found that not only was my husband happier, but I felt happier as well. A final note to all those who did find this book degrading...there is nothing degrading about treating another human being with respect and love. There is nothing manipulative or submissive about telling your husband that you love him or that you appreciate the work that he does. (Note: Dr. Laura reiterates numerous times that the principles in this book only apply if you are married to a good man who is trying to be a good husband!)
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
What a load of crap. I'm from the South - we feed our husbands. It's expected and most us enjoy it. In our modern world, I also don't know a single woman that doesn't like sex. Do I cook every single meal my husband eats and do it freshly showered and primped every day? Of course not. Nor do I cook every single day. Let me share a couple of true stories with you. I have known 2 older women that pretty much lived what this book describes - and then became ill. One husband moved out of the house when his wife was diagnosed with breast cancer. He couldn't deal with his wife being ill. His minister ok'ed this because it's "so hard to see the family nurturer in that condition", instead of telling him to get his sorry butt back home and do for his wife what she had always done for him. Another shipped his dying wife off to their daughter and asked another woman from church to marry him a month after his wife died. Two for two.. I see a pattern emerging ladies and gentlemen. Do i think these just happened to be bad men? No, I don't. I think they were put first for so long, and that their wives sacrificed showing themselves as human, that these men couldn't fathom that their wives now needed them. They lacked the life skills to deal with such an unpleasant situation. You know, the same skills we try to teach our children as they mature? Do i think all men would do this? Of course not, but this is a problem. No man wants to be married to a controlling and hateful woman, any more than a woman wants a man like that. I don't belittle or bash my husband and I try to make him happy, but I'm human and not perfect. Sometimes I'm grouchy, lazy, or unattractive. And guess what sometimes so is he. I love and accept him in those times too - that's life and marriage, and it's no worse for me to have those days than for him to. Then she talks like women should thank their lucky stars that a man would even look at her if she's in her 30's or has kids. Give me a break. I was in my 30's with two sons when I met my husband (1st died). He was not the only man interested in me, but we loved each other and I think we BOTH chose well. I don't get down on my knees and thank him for marrying me. I guess I'm just not as thankful as the wife in the book that realized she was wothless without her husband (gag). I want to make my husband happy, but I am not a wife-in-the-box. If I've been working in the garden, cleaning house, and doing laundry all day then I'm not going to look like a prom queen while making dinner when he gets home... and he *should* get to see that I also work hard for the life we enjoy and that this is a partnership... and you know what? He does. What do I agree with in this book? 1st, husband's need a little alone time when they get home. Give him that time to decompress without asking about his day or telling him about yours or a problem. He will come to you in 30-45 minutes and be ready to talk. 2nd, don't ask your husband to do something and then complain about it. Jeez... this makes me want to smack women in the head. Your way isn't the only way and your husband isn't there to play a supporting role in *your* life... he'd probably like to live one too. If your way is the only right way then do it yourself. Happily married for 12 years to a man that would be bored in 5 minutes with the woman descibed in this book.
Guest More than 1 year ago
First, because I know you're going to wade through a lot of whining and blame-gaming in these reviews, I want to just repost a couple of reviews from other readers that you might not get down to reading. I find these reviews pretty much say it all...fairly, intelligently, and with a sense of how empowered women truly are. My review? I had never even heard of Dr Laura when I discovered this book at O'Hare Airport. Together with my husband, we read it aloud to each other on the plane home. My relationship with ALL men has improved now that my eyes have been opened to their needs. My brother, my father in law, my husband, male strangers I meet...I've learned when they do any little task to help out PRAISE THEM TO THE SKIES and don't point out where they failed to do it the way you would have. Also, give men an opportunity to help you - let them get your door, pick up things you drop, open pickle jars for you - then thank them profusely as 'your hero!' Men love to rescue us, being asked for help doesn't annoy them, it makes them feel needed and appreciated. But anyway, these two say it all: 1 -' This is a book for realists and those who can be honest with themselves. I can see why some people really have a problem with this book. It is straight forward and really calls some personality types out. If you don't believe in the golden rule you won¿t like this book. If you are a man-hater or pushing to simply reverse the whip on men or have a tough time being accountably for your actions, then you will not like it. You may have other issues that need to be resolved before you would understand what this book has to offer. The concepts in this book function with the core premise that there are minimum requirements for men and most men DO meet those requirements. However, as women we have a tendency to raise the minimum requirements without telling our husbands or raising them beyond our husbands capabilities. If your husband is a selfish dirt bag, then do what you need to. But most of us are not married to bad people. Dr. Laura did a wonderful job of helping me understand where I put my husband at a disadvantage and don¿t allow him contribute to the relationship in an effective way. Sometimes I would make decisions that completely ignored his needs and were based solely on the fact that I am a woman and he is a man. I realize that is wrong and was hurting our communication and relationship. I have already taken some of the advice that Dr. Laura offers and it has worked. Give 'your man' some sincere credit and show the sincere respect you want in return and it will work. You may not see results right away depending on how poorly you have treated him, but it will work if he is a normal guy. It goes without saying that husbands who abuse their wives, are completely selfish or all around rotten do not deserve good wives. Dr. Laura doesn't spend the whole book saying this because a normal woman is smart enough to figure that out. She also does not waste our time telling us that serial murderers and terrorists don't deserve good wives, but then most of us are able to figure that out on our own without the help of our man-hater sisters. If you have a tough time understanding that on your own, then again....you may have other issues that need to be resolved before you would understand what this book has to offer.' and 2 -'Jeannie, wife of 10 years, mother of two I had never listened to Dr. Laura's radio show or read any of her books before. I 'stumbled' upon her book one day as I heard reference to it on a radio show that a friend was listening to. Curious, I went out and bought the audiobook and listened with an open heart and mind. This book is truly a nourishing resource particularly for married and engaged women, but also for single women as it is generally helpful in understanding how to constructively maintain relationships with men. I have to applaud Dr. Laura's courage in pointing out in this modern time of pervasive feminin
GrizzlyBearMom More than 1 year ago
As a 52 year old masters degree educated executive I am buying Dr Laura’s the Care and Feeding of Marriage, Husbands and Women Power for my niece’s wedding gift. These books teach you to treat your husband as a man and not your girlfriend, and to use your feminine wiles instead of male directness to get along with him better. Typically men marry women because they are attracted to femininity. If he wanted a guy he’d be at the game, gym or a gay bar. Femininity works. Even at age 50 and 244 pounds, or dirty from the dog park or gym, men love me! In rebuke to those reviews that complain of women being exploited by being married to egotistical pigs, Dr Laura said that these books only apply to good husbands that women want to get along better with.
Curchel More than 1 year ago
Some of the things in this book is insightful as to how a guy sees things but it's hard not to see how one-sided this book is Is Dr. Laura really a woman because she is extremely biased against them? Examples from book 1) Extended vacations without spouse: She starts the book speaking of selfish women who call her show including women who call to justify extended vacations with out the spouse. Ok, so extended vacations without a spouse is bad, right? Wrong! According to Dr. Laura it's only bad when women want this. A woman should not interfere with a husband's hobby or "guy time". She even starts the guy time chapter with a letter from a man that says women should understand that if her husband wants a three week hunting trip it's just because he wants to kill something. Isn't three week hunting trip a major extended vacation? 2) Work. Dr. Laura thinks equates women work outside the house as something that should be elimiated or reduced if hubby doesnt like it but a woman should not interfere with HUSBAND's work schedule or "Guy Time" Example: A woman in real estate whose husband feels abandoned because she works evenings and weekends. Selfish woman! Yet, another woman writes about feeling abandoned because her husband VOLUNTARILY works extra hours. Again, the woman is the selfish one because she wants him to work less! Actually Dr. Laura has the never to comment about another letter where the husband plays golf on Saturday and Sunday! So i guy can even spend his whole weekend on non-work activities and its still ok but a woman should quit if HE feels abandoned by her JOB. 3)Ask your husband for "animal you brought home" but you have to change if he's not happy with YOU. Example: A woman hates that her husband plays in the band all the time but admits he did it when they were dating so she should expect him to change. Ok, fair enough. But then she quotes a husband who is disastified with her career wife who is trying to get her PhD because a mother should, perphaps spend 100% of her time at home. So, did he not know he married a career woman? Isn't it a little unfair to now expect her to be a housewife?
Guest More than 1 year ago
This is not an archaic concept. The clear recommendation of this book is to appreciate your husband. If a woman thinks it is too '1950's' to simply be nice to your husband (as opposed to disregarding his feelings, thoughts, ideas and unique ways of doing things, or that it is too June Cleaver to ask for his opinions sometimes,) then she is welcome to the miserable marriage with an unhappy, dejected but otherwise nice person (and an inevitably subsequent divorce). It seems that most women would treat their friends or even strangers with more respect and consideration. But for women who would like a happy marriage with a good man (and perhaps don't buy into the Male-Bashing conditioning of our 'modern' upbringing), this book is absolutely recommended. The book does not tell women to quit their jobs and be subservient by any means. There is nothing wrong with being nice to your husband, but there is definitely something wrong with walking all over him simply because he is male. This book demonstrates how unhappy both people become in that kind of marriage.
AmberViolet More than 1 year ago
Straight to the heart of marriage and of families in general. I couldn't set it down. Put the information to use as soon as I was finished and immediately started receiving what i have been craving from my husband of 14 years. I wish I had read it 15 years ago.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This was a fantastic book. I learned so many things about men that I did not know and in just a week I made a turn around in my marriage that my husband instantly reacted to. He is more attentive, loving and caring now and there are fewer fights and arguments. Read it! Even if you think your marriage is fine, this book will show you that there is more you can get from it.
Guest More than 1 year ago
First of all, I listen Dr. Laura¿s radio show only from time to time so I am not her ¿fan¿. This book is actually written for women who chose to marry for men they love and respect. The author does NOT encourage men or women to stay in relationships with abuse issues! Moreover, it is written for women who really want to make their marriage a successful one. You probably know that every second marriage in the USA FAILS! That¿s why as a happily married woman and a Ph. D. in Sexuality I consider this book to be a must read for its targeted audience. I was amazed to see how perfectly aware of men¿s basic needs and psychology is Dr. Laura. The major piece of advice is to love, respect and take care of your husband! I do believe that this is the bare minimum of every successful relationship! Even today men¿s life is still considered a lot less valuablealthough good men and especially good husbands do their very best, challenge and push themselves to the maximum for US and our children and it¿s no surprise that they die with tens of thousands from heart attack and other stress related diseases! That¿s why I want to support 100% the author that men have proven starting from the Stone Age till nowadays that they at least deserve our respect, care and appreciation! Of course, this does NOT mean that YOU have to play the role of a wife-doormat! Dr. Laura didn't leave her career and job in order to be a housewife? That's why the book is more about PRIORITIES! You may stay all day at home and still your husband to be very dissatisfied with you. It could be exactly the opposite. It is up to YOU how much you invest in your ¿relationship bank account¿. I think that many people have misunderstood Dr. Laura's advice on the common issue- the husband wants to have sex but she doesn¿t want because she is tired, not in a mood, etc¿ I agree with the author that sex has a great importance for men and if you reject an intercourse they will feel as if you reject THEM! If you want to be a great wife you must NEVER allow this to happen. You may reject the intercourse but NOT and HIM! That¿s the trick. In conclusion, I believe that this book has a lot to offer to women in the real non-feministic sense of this word.
Guest More than 1 year ago
The women who are rating this as poor or worse they don't get it. What comes around goes around. Sure you read this and it says dress sexy, have dinner ready, be available for sexual relations. It may sound as some defined retro. But the thing is it works on a 'normal' marriage. I believe there is a disclaimer for husbands who are abussive, alcholics, drug-addicts etc. If you know you have one of these types of men then this book doesn't apply to you That's common sense. The most important thing is you put yourself into the mind set she is describing. Sure it may feel submissive but what she is saying is that he will change his reaction to you action (again if he's not abusive etc.) Think of it this way, your berating, naging, and yelling hasn't worked so far. What have you got to loose? One of the most poignant things she has ever said (in my opinion) is that if you pretend it you will soon feel it. I was depressed and angry, when I stopped behaving depressed and angry and faked being happy and content, I realized shortly after I was feeling it. Now, I don't recommend that for someone who has been diagnosed with a mental health problem. But what have you got to loose?
Guest More than 1 year ago
I am not a fan of Dr. Laura and was told about this book by a friend of mine whom I consider to be a bit of a doormat in her marriage so I dismissed it. Well, after 20 years of marriage, for some reason my marriage was in a ditch. We went to a therapist, I bought 3 different books on making marriage work and was partially through each one of them when this book was again recommended to me by someone whom I respect and feel has a good sense of self and a strong marriage. This was the winner! It is an easy read insofar as it makes sense, and there are no quizzes and tests to take. It is a tough read in that if you see yourself in those pages, it is not very flattering. I had been blaming my husband for most of our problems, but after reading this book I realized (I always knew it anyway) that you get what you give. It's the Golden Rule for marriage. What's easier than that???
Guest More than 1 year ago
I'm not a fan of self help books, but I had to read this because the title caught my eye and I thought it was funny. This book is amazing. If you are married to a good and decent man, this book will improve your marriage. It did mine. It's not going to make an abusive man not abuse or a selfish man be more giving. You can't change a bad man into a good man, but you can make a good man want to be great!
Guest More than 1 year ago
I can see why some people really have a problem with this book. It is straight forward and really calls some personality types out. If you don't believe in the golden rule you won¿t like this book. If you are a man-hater or pushing to simply reverse the whip on men or have a tough time being accountably for your actions, then you will not like it. You may have other issues that need to be resolved before you would understand what this book has to offer. The concepts in this book function with the core premise that there are minimum requirements for men and most men DO meet those requirements. However, as women we have a tendency to raise the minimum requirements without telling our husbands or raising them beyond our husbands capabilities. If your husband is a selfish dirt bag, then do what you need to. But most of us are not married to bad people. Dr. Laura did a wonderful job of helping me understand where I put my husband at a disadvantage and don¿t allow him contribute to the relationship in an effective way. Sometimes I would make decisions that completely ignored his needs and were based solely on the fact that I am a woman and he is a man. I realize that is wrong and was hurting our communication and relationship. I have already taken some of the advice that Dr. Laura offers and it has worked. Give 'your man' some sincere credit and show the sincere respect you want in return and it will work. You may not see results right away depending on how poorly you have treated him, but it will work if he is a normal guy. It goes without saying that husbands who abuse their wives, are completely selfish or all around rotten do not deserve good wives. Dr. Laura doesn't spend the whole book saying this because a normal woman is smart enough to figure that out. She also does not waste our time telling us that serial murderers and terrorists don't deserve good wives, but then most of us are able to figure that out on our own without the help of our man-hater sisters. If you have a tough time understanding that on your own, then again....you may have other issues that need to be resolved before you would understand what this book has to offer.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Ok, I was resistant to reading this book. The title alone ticked me off. But, my marriage wasn't where it should be, so I figured, what have I got to lose. She(Dr. Laura), doesn't tell you to bow down to men, or take abuse. She shows you how your actions can ultimately control the atmosphere of your home. I was a skeptic, but I will tell you, it has helped tremendously!
Guest More than 1 year ago
I had never listened to Dr. Laura's radio show or read any of her books before. I 'stumbled' upon her book one day as I heard reference to it on a radio show that a friend was listening to. Curious, I went out and bought the audiobook and listened with an open heart and mind. This book is truly a nourishing resource particularly for married and engaged women, but also for single women as it is generally helpful in understanding how to constructively maintain relationships with men. I have to applaud Dr. Laura's courage in pointing out in this modern time of pervasive femininism, how truly self-centred many of the demands, expectations, behaviors and attitudes of some of us women truly are. Many of the 'strong women' characters you see on TV nowadays are individuals who derive a sense of superiority from ridiculing men and displaying the same 'its all about me and what I want' attitude that women accuse men of. These are not relationship-building behaviors they are destructive and can have a negative impact on the children in a marriage. Dr. Laura isn't afraid to call a spade a spade and gets right to the heart of the matter. Simply put, if we all followed the golden rule 'do unto others, as we would have them do unto us' many relationships would be healthier and happier. Dr. Laura very simply aticulates the differences between men and women and advises women to accept and embrace them and not expect to relate to a man like we would to a girlfriend. The differences she highlights are supported in other relationship books I have read. In response to some of the criticisms I have seen of this book, let me point out that Dr. Laura very clearly asserts that as long as your man is not a sociopath or narcissistic and is your average decent guy, then the principles she espouses can work for you. She did not suggest that her book was in any way appropriate for those extreme cases. The better articles I have read about changing relationships have recommended, like Dr. Laura does, that we start with changing our own behavior - after all you cannot force another person to change. This, I feel is very empowering to women and carries with it some real hope that things can be better. I have experienced for myself that a little kindness to my husband can go a long, long way. The book has taught me to respect his feelings more which is something I would want for myself - so shouldn't I give it??? I will take a page out of Dr. Laura's book and make my own controversial statement: any woman who cannot see the value in the advice Dr. Laura gives in this book is probably not marriage material (at least not yet). Ladies, read this book and circulate it to every female you care about - you have nothing to lose and much to gain.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book has REALLY helped me lighten up and love my husband for who he is. I can't even describe the elevated degree of happiness we have in our home, just from implementing a few of Dr. Laura's ideas. I thought our marriage was fine before, now it is even better.
Guest More than 1 year ago
23 yrs of age, married almost 5 yrs and a stay-at-home mom with a 4yr, 2yr and 1 month old. I was given this book by my mother-in-law to read and give her my opinion of it. Well after reading it in a few days I must say this is one of the better books I have read (& I've read plenty over the last several years) on the issues of being a woman, especially on how I (we) relate to ourselves and others...especially men! I have already been using some of the advice from the author and WOW what a POSITIVE difference in my life and my relationships with others, not just with my husband. I have also noticed a POSTIVE change in my two oldest (boys) and their behavior with my husband and myself, as well as each other! It is nice to feel more at peace with myself and others...it is also good to start feeling that balance and harmony/peace in our home! I would encourage any woman with marital or male issues whether big or small to read this book. Check it out from the library, if you don't like just return it...I am returning the one I borrowed and buying a copy of my own...and maybe a few to give away :)
Guest More than 1 year ago
After reading this book cover to cover in a couple of days ( couldn't put it down) I highly recommend it for all couples contemplating marriage. What an eye opener!!I see so many women who trash their husbands behind their backs, are too busy with the kids and their own interests and can't be bothered to take the time to pay attention to their husbands needs. Wake up ladies!!! If you truly wanted a happy marriage you'd 'quit yer b----ing' and treat the man with love and respect instead of like dirt.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book was so truthful about the way women behave in relationships. I can't believe I've been brainwashed into thinking I can treat my husband so poorly, and still expect him to kiss the ground I walk on. This book really showed me just how much men deserve our love, respect, and kindness--as much as we deserve theirs. Even if you are not a fan of Dr. Laura, you will appreciate this book--in more ways than one.
Guest More than 1 year ago
The selfish behaviors of women that Dr. Laura writes of are exactly why so many families are falling apart. If you think that this book is 'retro,' 'drivel,' or '50s thinking,' you should ask your HUSBAND to read it and ask what HE thinks. He might just be finding appreciation and respect somewhere else.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Dr Laura is a reformed feminist. If you're a feminist, you'll probably disagree with much of what she says. If you're open minded and want a happy marriage, this is a great book. My wife and I love Dr Laura and have a super, fantastic relationship practicing what she preaches. Choose wisely, and treat kindly. It really is that simple.
SaratogaSarah More than 1 year ago
It is interesting that many of the negative reviews this book has generated are based on personal bias against the author, inaccurate gossip or misunderstandings of the concepts. Any review that contains personal attacks on any author should be viewed with skepticism. To clarify some misrepresentations, Dr. Laura has never been a gym teacher. Her doctorate is in physiology, which is defined as the scientific study of function in living systems; a sub-discipline of biology, its focus is in how organisms, organ systems, organs, cells, and bio-molecules carry out the chemical or physical functions that exist in a living system. Her post-doctoral certification is in Marriage, Family, and Child Counseling from the University of Southern California. She was also on the faculty of the Graduate Psychology Department at Pepperdine University. The book does not advocate that women take abuse. In fact the first page of the book clearly states that if a man is addicted, an adulterer or abusive the advice in the book is not applicable. This book is intended to remind women of the power they hold in the marital relationship. Too many women believe the wedding is the goal and they stop doing all the girl friend behaviors that won her the man. They look at their relationship as a sibling rivalry and not a partnership. If a man wants something, he's being controlling. If a woman wants something then a man has to be attentive to her needs, which men should never have for their own. Husbands become sidelined as peripheral appendages and something to be tolerated. A woman should not view giving a man his preference about something as her having lost something or that he has won something, and thus depriving her. Too often women want to prove to a man that they will not be controlled by him, which they do by proving how they don't need him. A woman needs a man like a fish needs a bicycle! If you keep showing and telling a man that you don't need him, don't be surprised when he finds someone who does need him. The intent of this book is to get women to treat their men as they did when they looked at him with respect, admiration and love. The overall concept is to encourage women to treat men kindly, which is now seen by some as derogatory. The book does not support a woman being subservient to a man or being his doormat, but seeks to remind a woman how to use her feminine charms, which she employed in her girlfriend days with desired results. The point of the book is the proviso, choose wisely and treat kindly. For further reading, try O. Henry's the Gift of the Magi.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I believe most of what she said is correct. There is a lot of good advice. My only beef is I feel like the author is yelling at me. There are probably women who actually need that. I don't know how to describe it critical ? Putting women down?? .. at times she sounded like she hated other women or was looking down on them. She should calm down.. Iam looking forward to buying & reading this book regardless.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I think this is the best marriage book ever written. I read it as a companion to the Bible, Proverbs 31 and The Song of Solomen. It totally changed my life. I had no idea how men really think. I have been married for 34 years. I had been doing a lot of the stuff in this book. This encouraged me that I am on the right track. I feel like I am on my 2nd honeymoon. I am having so much fun with this book. I am getting it for every couple I know. I gave the book to my sister in law. When I gave it to her my husband said." That's only to borrow she wants it back" He wants me to keep the book. (So cute) I told him I'm buying another one. My brother said to buy a case of them to hand out. He is right., this book WILL change your life forever.