Why Men are the Way They are: The Male-female Dynamic

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Berkley Books, 1988 - Psychology - 411 pages
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The way the sexual revolution and the women's movement has affected women has been well documented in the last two decades. But what have these movements done to men? For 20 years, over 100,000 men and women have experienced the other sex's point of view in Dr. Farrell's workshops. As a result, he has new theories about the reasons love, intimacy and commitment mean different things to women and men; what makes people successful at the office but unsuccessful at home; when a discussion between a man and a woman is helpful and when it is harmful; and how men are much less 'powerful' than was ever thought possible. Here is the book for every woman who wants to understand the men in her life - and for every man who wants to understand himself.

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User Review  - Christian Scampoli - Goodreads

Great ideas; the book was definitely ahead of its time. However, at this point it's so outdated that it is hard to relate to for someone of my generation (millennial). It gives me more insight into my parents generation than my own. I wish it could be rewritten for a modern audience! Read full review

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User Review  - Michael Hsu - Goodreads

I grew up thinking men don't talk about emotions and other “unmanly” topics so it was a pleasant surprise that I was most intrigued by this book. This book opened my eyes about men issues I have thought about but was too afraid to talk about it. Read full review

About the author (1988)

Warren Farrell, Ph.D., is the author of Women Can't Hear What Men Don't Say and The Myth of Male Power. Dr. Farrell taught at the School of Medicine of the University of California in San Diego, and has taught psychology, sociology, and political science at Georgetown, Rutgers, and Brooklyn College. He is the only man elected three times to the board of N.O.W. in New York City. He lives in Encinitas, California.

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