Thursday, January 21, 2010

2010 Book #2: The Proper Care and Feeding of Husbands

I suppose I am cheating a little bit when I count this as one of my 2010 books. I mean, I did start it probably three months ago after all... but I finally did finish it, and it didn't take me that long because I wasn't interested in it. I guess I started it once, put it off when I got busy with other projects, didn't read much over the holidays, etc., etc... Because, trust me, I think this book is great and was definitely well worth my time.

It gave me such a new perspective on my relationship with my husband, and I am grateful to have read it because 1.) I realized I'm not the only woman in the world who has thought or done some of the things I've thought and done, and 2.) It's given me advice and ideas to think about and try, and I can tell you that already I've noticed a difference in how a slight change in my attitude and actions can make all the difference in our marriage.

The bottom line is men need 3 A's: Acceptance, Approval and Appreciation. I know, pretty basic huh? But of course the book goes into more detail about every aspect of a man. But these are the key words I want to remember, and I think they'll help with just about any situation that comes our way.

1 comment:

  1. I loved this book too, and I just got another Dr. Laura book to try out. I was laughing out loud at some parts thinking, oh that is so crazy, but in reality, I and obviously other women, do/think those things too! I noticed change as well...and I think Rick did too. But he didn't know the ideas came from this book, so it was fun to feel so sneaky. =)