The Proper Care and Feeding of Husbands

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HarperCollins, Mar 17, 2009 - 208 pages
1511 Reviews

In her most provocative book yet, Dr. Laura urgently reminds women that to take proper care of their husbands is to ensure themselves the happiness and satisfaction they yearn for in marriage.

Women want to be in love, get married, and live happily ever after. Yet disrespect for men and disregard for the value, feelings, and needs of husbands has fast become the standard for male-female relations in America. Those two attitudes clash in unfortunate ways to create struggle and strife in what could be a beautiful relationship.

Countless women call Dr. Laura, unhappy in their marriages and seemingly at a loss to understand the incredible power they have over their men to create the kind of home life they yearn for. Now, in The Proper Care and Feeding of Husbands, Dr. Laura shows you—with real-life examples and real-life solutions—how to wield that power to attain all the sexual pleasure, intimacy, love, joy, and peace you want in your life.

Dr. Laura's simple principles have changed the lives of millions. Now they can change yours.

  

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It has great marraige advice and pointers! - Goodreads
The writing was torture!! - Goodreads
Easy to read and has great information and ideas. - Goodreads
It offered some good advice, but Dr. Laura bugs me. - Goodreads
She has great insight. - Goodreads
Good insights about men and how they think. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Maggie Fechner - Goodreads

I re-read or skim this book at least twice a year when I realize I am not being a nice wife (over and over again). The stories can get repetitive and occasionally the thought "she hates women" come ... Read full review

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User Review  - Angela James - Goodreads

Dr. Laura has some good reminders about how to nurture a marriage, but she definitely leans to the traditional side of relationships/roles. I found parts of it helpful, but also found myself cringing ... Read full review

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Contents

The Improper Care and Feeding of Husbands
1
The White Rabbit Syndrome
15
Youre a Nag
37
Men Have Feelings? Really? Youre Kidding
65
Huh? HoneyWhat Did You Say? What
91
Whats Sex?
119
A Man Should Be Respected in His Own Home
143
Guy Time
171
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About the author (2009)

Dr. Laura Schlessinger, a licensed marriage and family therapist, is one of the most popular talk-show hosts in radio history and the only woman to win the prestigious Marconi Award for syndicated radio. She is the author of twelve New York Times bestsellers, writes a daily blog, and is a regular Newsmax columnist. She is heard daily on Sirius/XM Channel 155 live, and her program is streamed and podcast on www.drlaura.com. Dr. Schlessinger has her own YouTube Channel (YouTube.com/drlaura). She is also the skipper and driver of a racing sailboat program that won the 2010 international race from Newport Beach to Cabo San Lucas. She and her husband live in Southern California.

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