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Men Are From Mars Women Are From Venus

Two Genders, Two Planets

Shannon Oliver | Posted 04.08.2014 | Women
Shannon Oliver

Men are strange creatures. Rumor has it that women are far more complex and difficult to understand, but I beg to differ. Men have this strange way of lacking any complication, thus are maddeningly confusing. How can they be so simple? I don't understand.

Coping With Stress: Hers and His

Anat Baniel | Posted 10.02.2013 | Parents
Anat Baniel

When a man has a special needs child, there's a huge amount of suffering because the greatest pain and suffering for a man is the feeling of powerlessness -- that he can't solve a problem.

Are You Just Venting and He Feels Criticized? How You Can Turn This Around

Anat Baniel | Posted 09.24.2013 | Parents
Anat Baniel

To men, your complaining or venting sounds like criticism. There is a way that you can communicate with him without sounding critical: Convert your complaints into very specific, direct requests.

Is Your Partner Disappointing You? 4 Steps to Getting What You Need and Want

Anat Baniel | Posted 09.16.2013 | Parents
Anat Baniel

One of the biggest challenges for a woman in any relationship, particularly when she has a child with special needs, is the expectation that your partner is going to automatically do what you think he should be doing.

Is Your Child Acting Out? The 4 'R's' That May Be Causing It

Anat Baniel | Posted 08.27.2013 | Parents
Anat Baniel

When your child starts acting out more intensely than before, have you ever noticed that your own stress levels prior to that moment were rising, too?

Is Stress Hurting Your Relationship? What Can You Do About It?

Anat Baniel | Posted 08.20.2013 | Parents
Anat Baniel

While raising a child with special needs, when it comes to keeping your relationship together and being in love, one of the most important insights is to recognize how stressful it is and how the stress can erode the best of relationships.

It's Not Your Fault, Really!

Anat Baniel | Posted 07.30.2013 | Parents
Anat Baniel

To forgive ourselves is no easy task. We have to rediscover our innocence. If we have the opportunity, as children, to have parents who can say that they are sorry for things, then we learn to forgive them and forgive ourselves.

Why Trying to 'Fix' Your Child Is Not a Good Idea

Anat Baniel | Posted 07.23.2013 | Parents
Anat Baniel

We always want the best for our children. And part of my philosophy in life is to recognize that all we can do for our children is to provide the conditions and context for them to grow and face the challenges that they came into this world with.

Beating the Odds of Divorce When Your Child Has Special Needs

Anat Baniel | Posted 07.17.2013 | Parents
Anat Baniel

It's often said that parents of children with special needs divorce at a higher rate than the general population. So, I asked John Gray: What do you think are the causes and what suggestions can you give to these parents?

How to Win in the Blame Game

Anat Baniel | Posted 06.24.2013 | Parents
Anat Baniel

It's so easy to take things personally. Instead, the next time you notice yourself feeling defensive or like you're a failure or that you're not good enough, practice using a buffer phrase.

Time Outs Are Not Just for Children

Anat Baniel | Posted 06.17.2013 | Parents
Anat Baniel

Normally, when thinking about communication, we think about verbal communication or some kind of physical communication. However, sometimes the best communication skill is to know when to take a time out.

20 Tips for Parenting a Child With Special Needs

Anat Baniel | Posted 06.11.2013 | Parents
Anat Baniel

The blessing of a child can challenge a relationship. When the child has special needs, these challenges grow exponentially. With the right tools, parents of children with special needs can learn additional ways to relate to each other that will strengthen their connection and love,

Are Men Really From Mars?

Dr. Debbie Magids | Posted 06.08.2013 | Women
Dr. Debbie Magids

We've heard it over and over again: "Men are from Mars and Women are from Venus. We are so different." I am here to say that it just plain isn't true! Not the way I look at things, anyhow.

Study Confirms What We Already Knew -- Men And Women Aren't All That Different

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 02.06.2013 | Women

Finally science has produce evidence that supports what we already knew -- the whole "men are from Mars, women are from Venus" trope is false. Accordi...

If Men Are From Mars, Then Women Are Too

Naveen Jain | Posted 10.13.2012 | Science
Naveen Jain

There is no longer a doubt that women are just as competent as men. Gender differences are guided by nurture as society treats boys and girls differently from an early age.

Why So Bleak?

Andrew Smiler | Posted 06.04.2012 | Women
Andrew Smiler

Girls talk about relationships almost exclusively with other girls or women. Boys get to figure it out for themselves, leading the sexes to different levels of understanding about relationships.

Mars and Venus: Tech Edition

Stephanie Vaughn Hapke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Stephanie Vaughn Hapke

How exactly do men and women differ in their approach to technology and its importance in their lives? Can our understanding of these differences propel our technology to new heights?

Debunking The Mars-Venus Myth

Dr. Yvonne K. Fulbright | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Yvonne K. Fulbright

When will we let science command the "he versus she" communication conversation?

'Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus': The Romantic Comedy?

GalleyCat | Maryann Yin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Screenplay writing duo Harry Elfont and Deborah Kaplan will adapt the bestselling book, Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus. According to The Wrap...

'Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus' Movie In The Works

hollywoodreporter.com | Greg Kilday | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Summit Entertainment is wading into the battle of the sexes by acquiring film and TV rights to John Gray's "Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus" f...

Charm School for Men

Susan Harrow | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Harrow

Harbinger has made his intensive trainings a kind of capsule for creating intimacy. The very thing women complain that men lack.

WATCH: Bill Maher Auditions Sarah Palin's Writers (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

It takes a special person to work with a special former governor. Bill Maher shows us who would have been the perfect writer to pair with Palin, and t...

Wellness Retreat with John Gray

Arjuna Ardagh | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Arjuna Ardagh

John Gray is the author of Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus, but his expertise as a health and anti-aging educator is little known.

Why Flirting Doesn't Work

Daily Mail | Colin Fernandez | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

The male brain, it seems, is hopeless at picking up "come-on" signals, according to a report to be published next month. This leaves men impervious to...