Gray's thesis? That men (Martians) and women (Venusians) have to accept that they're impossibly distinct beasties before they can establish a workable intimacy. Once we get a handle on the Mars/Venus concept, Gray focuses his Hubble telescope on more nebulous theories, such as 'Men Are Like Rubber Bands' and 'Women Are Like Waves.' (Don't ask.) And in a couple of Ralph Kramden-like asides, Gray advises women to give their Martians plenty of stomping room or bang, zoom, they're going to the moon. 'When a man is in a negative state,' Gray suggests, 'treat him like a passing tornado and lie low.' And: 'Never go into a man's cave or you will be burned by the dragon!' Yikes. [read more]
Annotation copyright H.W. Wilson Company.Gray, John is the author of 'Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus Secrets of Great Sex, Improving Communication, Lasting Intimacy and Fulfillment, Giving and Receiving Love, Secrets of Passion, Understanding Martian', published 2004 under ISBN 9780060574215 and ISBN 0060574216.