Why do men hog the remote? Refuse to stop and ask for directions? Have such a hard time sharing their emotions? Why can’t they drop their socks in the laundry basket instead of near it? What does a man mean when he says “uh-huh”? (No, it doesn’t always mean he’s not listening.)
In his wickedly observant collection of essays, Stephen Fried, widely praised as an investigative journalist, turns his attention to the subject of marriage–his own and others’. The result is a daring, provocative, often hilarious read that throws incisive light on mysteries that have long plagued womankind: the inner workings of the male mind.
Originally published as a series of popular columns in Ladies’ Home Journal—and now compiled in one volume at the request of his enthusiastic readers—Fried’s pitch-perfect essays fearlessly tackle the realities of love, sex, and marriage with both wit and tenderness. Drawing from candid conversations with fellow husbands as well as with his own wife, Fried’s eye-opening work will surprise, disarm, entertain—and tell you more about the man in your life than you could ever learn by asking him.
From the Hardcover edition.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - kristenn - LibraryThing
I guess, as a not-man, I can't know for sure how accurate or universal these pieces are, but it felt realistic enough. And it was fun to read, if insubstantial. These were originally magazine columns ... Read full review
Husbandry: sex, love & dirty laundry: inside the minds of married menUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Made up of essays originally published inLadies' Home Journal , this compilation by investigative journalist Fried offers a humorous look into the psyche of the average husband. Fried describes in the ... Read full review