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Making sense of men's evolution... The stages of development describe the lifelong process by which a man's sense of self evolves. Predictable and unavoidable, these stages determine what men live for and what they can't live without. Understanding the differences between knights, princes, and kings is critical for success in romantic relationships, raising sons, and working effectively with men.

In this intimate conversation you'll learn:

  • What men can and cannot provide at each stage
  • How to avoid the tragic mistakes women make
  • What's really happening during a "mid-life crisis"
  • What makes a man "ready" for relationship, marriage, and children
  • The importance of adventure to men of all ages

Plus much more!

©2008 Alison Armstrong (P)2013 PAX Productions

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Good guideline

If you could sum up The Amazing Development of Men, Expanded 2nd Edition: Every Man's Journey from Knight to Prince to King in three words, what would they be?

It's a wonderful audio book based upon the stages a man faces in life, it made me feel a little more comfortable at the stage of life im in.
I just wish there was something in there regarding how to embody being a man , embody masculinity.

What did you like best about this story?

It helps me explain to a woman whats I'm really thinking and what I can provide as a provider and a man

What about Alison A. Armstrong’s performance did you like?

She seemed actually genuine, wonderful voice.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

No 3 days

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Generalises and puts down women.

In every online program and book that I've studied and read, Alison speaks of men as If they're soooo perfect and the problem is we women. We women need to adress men differently, speak to them differently, praise them, admire them, compliment them, support them etc etc.
Alison states in this audio that every women believes that she owns men, are possessive, are this and that, we do this and that wrong- yet perhaps this was her self, before coming aware?

75% of the time I do not recognise my self or my +10.000 female students or clients in her description of women.

Never ever in the +100 hours that I've listened to Alisons teachings (yet I have learned something) will she adress men's issues, challenges (only womens) and the fact that men often resists change, personal development and spiritual growth.

in this particular audio Alison says that the Knights are sooo fun. Sooo fun. So amusing to be with. But imagine being married to a man who's only interested in having fun? .. Or to a prince who's unwilling to be there for his family because he is only career and purpose oriented.. While being unable to connect with his wife and children who can't rely on the man to be there for them in up to +10 years when a man is in his prince stage...which is why so many women initiates a divorse..

then come up to 3,5 years in ths tunnel before a man often in his late forties turns into a King and then truly is relationship oriented.. Late forties or early fifties..When we women turn into Queens in our early forties...

The marriage that Alison was in, sounded very old fashioned with a very old fashioned very uaware man who couldn't take out the trash, so she made it her mission, to teach him how to do it and why...

Alison have made it her mission to protect and stand up for men - demanding that it's we women who do the inner work. which we have for +20 years!!

John Grey does a better work of being more nuanced where he does not take the side of women nor men.

Alison Hey it's 2021!! Times has changed. And especially here in Europe. The responsibility for a harmonious AWARE relationship or marriage should not just rely on women.

The divorse rate in USA is 50! 46 in Europe. Women often initiates it because men sadly aren't doing their inner work.
It's time to change and help both men and women, not just adress women as the problem. Because we are often aware of our personal challenges.

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Brilliant

What a good program for both male and females. Learn it and live it. NOW

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AMAZING - A MUST READ/

After reading the Queen's code, I hot hooked by Alison and her knowledge and understanding about men and women. i would recommend this book to any women or men who want to improve their understanding about men and improve their relationship witj anyone. it is brilloant. I have now ordered the next book...the key of the kindgom!!

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A must read for everyone with a man in their life

Whether it's your husband, father, brother or son, this will give you a fantastic insight in to why men behave the way they do at different stages of life and how to support them and love them

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A Moon among stars

This book is better than millions of relationship advices. This reaches the very base of men's behavior and pattern and brings joy to both men and women to learn about. So grateful for this.

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Life changing

This was a game changer for me and it came at a very difficult time in my life. Without understanding it all I would have really struggled to move forward.
I recommend this to ALL women who engage in any sort of relationship with men.

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Incredible. Would help if this was mandatory study

Every woman and man would benefit from knowing this information and putting it into practice. I wish I'd learnt this decades ago.

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The Prince went into the tunnel

And a transformation occurred....

Oh my what an amazing insightful read ( listen ), every man and every woman needs this information, let's stop this GLOBAL misunderstanding between the sexes and move into partnership, maybe peace between the sexes might bring peace in general!!!

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Enlightening

Alison Armstrong is both knowledgable and compassionate. I love her work! This audio is informative for both sexes. It helps me understand my partner better and have more empathy for men in general.

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  • Eat My Star Dust
  • 23-11-15

Why isn't this taught in every highschool?!

wow. I'm floored and excited to learn more. a few key points I loved learning
- men are single focused. That means when they are watching t.v they literally can NOT hear you
-men flick through all channels then say nothings on because nothing is WORTHY of their time
- we need to stop treating little boys like little girls by making them care about hygienic, being tidy and quiet
- when a boy becomes a knight he is SUPPOSED to be with his friends and learn loyalty and go on adventurers
- "behave" means everything to a woman, and nothing to a man-except surpress yourself

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  • Ben Nesvig
  • 22-03-13

The Work of a Genius

No one knows men or women better than Alison Armstrong. She knows men better than most men know themselves. While women obviously have an interest in listening to this, so should every man. To quote Montaigne, "The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself."

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  • Tyson Adams
  • 28-04-18

Imperative for men to read!

...And of course women too. A very beautiful look inside of minds and hearts of men and women and the stories we tell ourselves about the opposite sex. Thank you Allison!

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  • AM
  • 29-08-16

Very Insightful!

Definitely one of the best if not, it is the best in explaining why and how men act the way they are throughout their lifetime. It made me feel better about how I feel on my current relationship. Although, I believe that the only piece that is missing on this is what to do as a woman while a man is in a certain stage of development. The author somewhat discussed it but I still felt unsatisfied with the suggestion. I felt that the recommendation were too vague for my need. Overall, I was happy with it. I highly recommend this for people who just want to understand men but not necessarily to those who want more answer on how to deal with men.

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  • Anna
  • 08-10-18

Absolutely love this book.

Eye-opening concepts, fun narrative, and great sense of humor. The author has done a fantastic job!

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 14-07-18

truly great

this was an amazing read. I think it's given me a lot more information about men than I ever knew or wanted to agree with. this is really good. Will listen to it again and again probably before I get married and while in marriage just as a reminder.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 06-05-18

Gained a new and useful perspective on men.

Surprised and delighted by the content. Gained a new and useful perspective on men. Clears up the mysteries of understanding men. So grateful to have encountered this book and author. Looking forward to reading(hearing) other material.

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  • Joanna Bronson
  • 11-04-18

Mind Blown!

Third book I ve read from this amazing woman. My mind is blown Everytime. My paradigm with men has completely shifted and so excited to implement the tools she teaches. Spread Joy!

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  • Elizabeth Richardson
  • 21-06-13

Total Appreciation For This Heartfelt Work

What did you love best about The Amazing Development of Men, Expanded 2nd Edition: Every Man's Journey from Knight to Prince to King?

Exceptional information for women who are really ready to understand and men who would benefit from some validation and who're interested in being understood.When I called for a solution, this book provided usable, valuable, practical, inspiring and TRANSFORMING answers for my relationship with myself AND with the men in my life. In a state of total appreciation for the heartfelt work of this author.

What other book might you compare The Amazing Development of Men, Expanded 2nd Edition: Every Man's Journey from Knight to Prince to King to and why?

"The Queens Code"

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I read "The Queens Code" and had the most "lightbulb" moments of any self development work I've done to date. I wanted more and this delivered it easily, simply, understandably and transformationally yet again. Thank you, thank you, thank you.

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  • Chloe
  • 16-08-20

Patriarchal BS lol

Okay, I have never gone out of my way to write a book review but this is some Crap with a capital C. I’m going to start this off by saying that the only content I found intriguing were Alison’s discovery of the different stages in a man’s life. If she had focused more on that instead of telling women what they “can and cannot” do in their relationship I would have given this book more of a chance. There are so many parts that she addresses the female audience and shamed them for having expectations that don’t align with the stage their partner is in. I think if the goal is to instill empathy with her female audience, it would have made more sense to go deeper into her studies vs. “you can’t expect your partner to do these things you just can’t” (- a line repeated in the book over and over again). Not every man is the same, and not every partner is going to forget your birthday or whatever else she says men “just can’t do and women shouldn’t expect them to”. This book has the potential to be very damaging for women who have a hard time expressing their needs in relationships. Also the way Alison refers to women (and evening herself) in this book is so shameful and self blaming.

I don’t understand why this book couldn’t have just focused on her studies and delve into the stages.

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