Your power and strength can bring us great fulfillment, filling a void deep within our being.’” In case that slipped past you: Women need men to complete them.The book isn’t just loaded with stereotypes of men and women; it depends on them.“About 10 percent of women will relate to being from Mars.
He filled with examples from his new marriage, how much he had learned once he submitted to her Venusian whims.
Gray (or his editor) couldn’t have predicted the book’s runaway success, but they clearly prepared for the criticism with a number of defenses.
Moving swiftly through a series of vignettes, the show covers everything from dating and marriage to the bedroom.
This hysterical show will have couples elbowing each other all evening as they see themselves on stage.
Born to a wealthy Houston oilman and a bookstore owner specializing in metaphysical literature, Gray studied transcendental meditation under the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi for nine years before leaving to “do his own thing.” In 1979 Gray moved to San Francisco, took computer classes, and had a ton of sex.
“My relationships and having sex — and making money — are just as important pieces of the pie to me as my spirituality,” he told in 1994. The couple toured and gave seminars touting the secrets to happy marriage — until they divorced two years later.
The Off-Broadway hit comedy Men Are From Mars – Women Are From Venus LIVE!
, is a one-man fusion of theatre and stand-up, and is a light-hearted theatrical comedy based on the New York Times #1 best-selling book of the last decade by John Gray.
The book hooked an audience eager for black-and-white answers.