Why Men Are the Way They Are

By Warren Farrell

Farrell has carried out role-playing workshops with millions of guys and ladies for greater than twenty years. His ground-breaking examine is the foundation for the booklet, which most mavens agree will be the most awesome, eye-opening books of our time.

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