For more than twenty years, John Gray’s Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus has helped couples deepen their intimacy and rejuvenate their love lives. Men and women, it revealed, communicate so differently, we might as well be from different planets. By learning to speak each other’s language, millions of people dramatically improved, even saved, their relationships.
But the world has changed.
Today, what it means to be a man or a woman is more nuanced and complex than ever. Both men and women are moving beyond stereotypes and embracing their true natures--with important implications for today’s relationships.
In Beyond Mars and Venus, Gray provides a more modern look at the keys to healthy relationships. As the roles of men and women evolve, relationships must evolve as well. Beyond Mars and Venus takes the Mars-Venus framework to the next level, helping readers to take their relationship to a more profound level of intimacy.
Through real-life examples and simple exercises, Beyond Mars and Venus shows you how to bring you and your partner closer than ever before.
"No one delivers greater wisdom about relationships than John Gray. In Beyond Mars and Venus, he provides much-needed guidance as to how to navigate the path of love in complicated times like these." --Marianne Williamson, #1 New York Times bestselling author "A true expert understands that as times change, tried-and-true methods must be reexamined and updated. John Gray not only embraces the unique challenges in modern relationships, but his tools and wisdom are every bit as helpful today as ever." --Jack Canfield, New York Times bestselling author of the Chicken Soup for the Soul series "Twenty years after his earth-shaking Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus, John Gray has opened up a whole new universe of helpful relationship advice in Beyond Mars and Venus. His explanation of love and intimacy in the 21st century will rock your world." --Harvey Mackay, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Swim with the Sharks Without Being Eaten Alive "Leave it to John Gray, whose creativity framed gender differences in planetary terms as Mars and Venus, starting a never-ending conversation about the differences between men and women, to go Beyond Mars and Venus and make the discussion relevant for contemporary couples. All couples, traditional or modern, will be informed by this perceptive thinker about relationships." --Harville Hendrix, PhD and Helen LaKelly Hunt, PhD, authors of Getting the Love You Want and Making Marriage Simple "How do we achieve true love in today's stressful, chaotic world? ... Becoming comfortable in our new roles allows for each of us to be seen, heard, and affectionate with one another. Being able to express these inherent sides of ourselves clearly determines our strengths and need for stress management and choosing balance. Greater intimacy and deep love are the gifts. I love this book." --Suzanne Somers "John Gray's famous book Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus has changed countless lives for the better (including mine) and has helped so many people live in greater happiness. This new guide offers tools and wisdom that are as helpful today as ever." --Marci Shimoff, professional speaker, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Happy for No Reason and Love for No Reason, and coauthor of Chicken Soup for the Woman's Soul "John Gray provides brilliant guidance for the rapidly changing state of gender roles in our relationships. Beyond Mars and Venus is required reading for all couples who are serious about growing and thriving in love together." --Arielle Ford, author of Turn Your Mate into Your Soulmate
Dr. John Gray is the author of Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus. USA Today listed Mars/Venus as number six among the most influential books of the last quarter century. In hardcover, it was the number one bestselling nonfiction book of the nineties. John Gray's books are translated into approximately 45 languages in more than 100 countries. Dr. Gray's more recent books include Mars and Venus in the Bedroom, Why Mars and Venus Collide, and Work With Me (with Barbara Annis). John has appeared repeatedly on Oprah, as well as on The Dr. Oz Show, TODAY, CBS This Morning, Good Morning America, etc. He has been profiled in Time, Forbes, USA Today, TV Guide, and People. He was also the subject of a three-hour special hosted by Barbara Walters.
Introduction Beyond Mars and Venus From Role Mate to Soul Mate Your Unique Self Differences Attract and Create Lasting Passion Testosterone Is from Mars Estrogen Is from Venus The Risks of Taking Hormones Women, Hormones, and Happiness You Time, Me Time, We Time She Needs to Be Heard and He Needs to Be Appreciated His Love Needs, Her Love Needs Mars and Venus Come Together The Complaint-Free Relationship Epilogue Acknowledgments About the Author