According to Doyle, the wife who chooses to surrender must learn to take care of herself first, overcome the desire to have more power, and abandon the myth of equality. Delving into the personal tales and sisterly advice shared within each chapter's pages, surrendering wives will further note the need to master unsavory phrases like "I can't," and "Whatever you think"--tough to swallow for a generation of women who value their own opinions. While she fully acknowledges that a few bills will go unpaid and a few deadlines or freeway exits will occasionally be missed, she also insists that surrendered wives will encounter less worry and fear, more money, and better sex. Hey, "Whatever you think...." --Liane Thomas
Copyright 2001 Cahners Business Information, Inc.--This text refers to the Audio Cassette edition.
Intimacy and control are at odds with each other when it comes to relationships, and many wives sabotage their own marriages without even realizing it by controlling their spouse... Read morePublished 11 months ago by Alyssa
Controversial though it may seem, this book provides practical ways in which to improve your marriage and regain that lost intimacy. The author's advice really does work!Published on Oct. 1 2010 by Roxy
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I always hated those smug happy couples. You know the ones. But then I met my husband, and a lot of things changed for me. Read morePublished on June 15 2004
I liked a lot of what this book had to offer. There were things that just wouldn't work in a lot of relationships though, so you really have to just take what feels right for... Read morePublished on April 29 2004 by Anya
This book sucks! If you are a wife who has controlled, criticized, belittled, and dismissed your husband into nothingness, this book might be for you. Read morePublished on Jan. 17 2004 by Beth F.
I picked up this book when my husband and I were separated a few years ago, applied the principals daily and my husband and I got back together and have been like newlyweds ever... Read morePublished on Jan. 11 2004
I felt a little sketchy about this book because of what the title implies, boy I was glad I purchased this book dispite my inital attitude! Read morePublished on Jan. 9 2004
This book is wonderful. I feel sorry for the women that did not read this book with an open mind before criticizing and ridiculing it. Read morePublished on Nov. 5 2003 by Mrs. Latina Bella