Mars And Venus Under Stress

Mars And Venus Under Stress

Men and women handle stress differently

 You want to rehash your day over a glass of wine. He'd prefer a beer and an hour with ESPN in HD.

That men and women handle stress differently seems, well, obvious, but Dr. John Gray, the man who moved Mars and Venus from the science to the self-help section of the bookstore, thinks acknowledging this inherent disparity is an important first step.

Why Mars & Venus Collide: Improving Relationships by Understanding How Men and Women Cope Differently with Stress (on shelves January 22) explores why we deal differently and how to improve our communication that inevitably gets wonky with stress.

While the book isn’t quite as earth shaking as his 1992 tome, Gray’s insight and tips should give couples a good, stress-relieving sigh of relief.


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