Why Men Don't Listen and Women Can't Read Maps
How We're Different and What to Do About It
Publication Date: June 19, 2001
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Have you ever wished your partner came with an instruction booklet? This international bestseller is the answer to all the things you've ever wondered about the opposite sex.
For their controversial new book on the differences between the way men and women think and communicate, Barbara and Allan Pease spent three years traveling around the world, collecting the dramatic findings of new research on the brain, investigating evolutionary biology, analyzing psychologists, studying social changes, and annoying the locals.
The result is a sometimes shocking, always illuminating, and frequently hilarious look at where the battle line is drawn between the sexes, why it was drawn, and how to cross it. Read this book and understand--at last!--why men never listen, why women can't read maps, and why learning each other's secrets means you'll never have to say sorry again.
Barbara Pease is CEO of Pease Training International and the author of the international bestseller Memory Language. She divides her time between England and Australia, trying to find her way home from the airport. Alan Pease is a full-time speaker, conducting seminars in thirty countries with a client list that includes IBM, McDonald's, and the BBC. He is also the author of five #1 bestsellers, and spends most of his free time practicing listening when he's being spoken to.
"This is a must- read for men and women who love each other, hate each other, or simply coexist. You will learn as much about yourself and how to improve your relationships as you will about the opposite sex."
--Dennis Waitley, author of The Psychology of Winning
"The Peases have the knack of making the profound seem obvious. Brings Mars and Venus down to Earth!"
--Dr. John Tickel, bestselling author of A Passion for Living