The Proper Care and Feeding of Husbands: What Successful Marriage is Really about

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HarperCollins, 2004 - 180 pages
1089 Reviews
The advice book for married couples which has hit the NY Times Bestsellers list and is sparking controversy. Some might say it's old fashioned advice, others say - like 'The Rules' - that it works, and helps couples get along better together.

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A few good tips and some not so good tips. - Goodreads
The writing was torture!! - Goodreads
Easy to read and has great information and ideas. - Goodreads
Good insights about men and how they think. - Goodreads
Her writing is weak, but she has lots of great advice. - Goodreads
It has great marraige advice and pointers! - Goodreads

Review: The Proper Care and Feeding of Husbands

User Review  - Reita Jackson - Goodreads

It is, of course, important for each partner in a marriage to be loving, kind, honest and thoughtful to a spouse. Ms. Schlessinger writes that a healthy relationship must maintained by one partner ... Read full review

Review: The Proper Care and Feeding of Husbands

User Review  - Jenna - Goodreads

Take the good with the bad. No marriage is easy, so if any of it is worth saving then get to work :) There's a lot of emphasis on the wife to "do this, and do that," which are noteworthy, but no wife ... Read full review

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About the author (2004)

Dr Laura Schlessinger, the controversial American talk show host, received her Ph.D. in physiology from Columbia University and holds a postdoctoral certification and licensing in Marriage and Family Therapy. She is the author of six New York Times Bestsellers, including 10 Stupid Things Women Do to Mess Up their Lives, which have sold over 4 million copies to date.

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