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Understanding Women

Unlock the Mystery
Narrated by: Alison A. Armstrong
Length: 4 hrs and 32 mins
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After more than a decade of helping women understand men, Alison Armstrong has unraveled the complexities of women. With this audio workshop, you will: Be surprised by the reason women are compelled to multitask. Note which conversational details need remembering and which don't. Discover the true source of women's jealousy and competitive behavior. Learn to repair hurt feelings and save you both from the "Rage Monster"...and much more!

©2012 Alison Armstrong (P)2012 Alison Armstrong

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Wow! Truly life-changing!

If you could sum up Understanding Women in three words, what would they be?

Inspired, compassionate, liberating

Did you have an emotional reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

This recorded workshop moved me to tears many times and had me cackling out loud just as many times.

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For everyone who wants a happy relationship

Brilliant, amazing insight in to how women work. Very funny too, I recommend to everyone male and female!

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Great!

Great to learn about how to maintain a relationship with your boy/girlfriend or husband/wife. With that implied, both will benefit. It's great because it breaks down the wall of miscommunication between each others, as sometimes there are things we don't know about ourselves. She laughs a lot, and you sometimes get a bit put off, but this is a recording of a workshop so the humour is needed to interact with and connect with the crowd. At the end of the chapters, she will go through what she talked about (not part of the workshop).

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Magic!

Amazing!! Alison puts into words feelings and behaviours that I've been struggling to express for a long time to my significant other and even understand myself. Insightful, funny, deep, engaging.. Loved it!!

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a life refiner

Alison is a stellar teacher. A life refiner she is. I am in the process of owning all her programmes and books.

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Men you are the source of a woman's ......

This is an amazingly fun and educational book that every single man on Earth needs to read and every woman too

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more workshop not boo.

this is more of a meeting not a book. but worth it. not too bad.

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  • Tom Gunsmoke
  • 24-03-13

Delightful and Perceptive Counsel

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This audio is a live recording of a four and a half hour workshop. I found the majority of the Author's presentation to be both charming, humorous and witty. One negative is that there is some sort of "puzzle" diagram that is referred to during the workshop, for which there is no supplemental material (?), however, in my view this is a minor annoyance and certainly does not significantly detract from the substantive message. Loved the format whereby Alison periodically breaks the performance to review the previous 30 minutes (or so) of topic (I found this to be really helpful for processing the pearls of wisdom throughout).

For most Men, I'd venture they'll receive many A-ha's, Wow's and OMG's from the material presented, as I did. Regularly discovered myself thinking... Holy Crap, that makes SO much sense, no wonder I'd get that (fill in the blank______) response from her when I said or acted that way. I certainly have more tolerance and admiration for Womanly facets that I'd previously not understood (and what used to, at times, become exasperating... now seems more like... charming - particularly Berry Markers).

It's efficacy is not only for Men either. Alison also offers ways in which Women can understand and appreciate the quirks instinctively built into Men, and enjoy a more joyful partnership.

Overall an excellent listen, informative and well worth a credit (or purchase).

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  • Ravi
  • 14-02-13

AMAZING AND BRILLIANT!!!

Would you consider the audio edition of Understanding Women to be better than the print version?

I've studied TONS of relationship "experts" from John Gray, Tony Robbins, David Deida and others. Alison is by far the BEST! She is not only hilarious, but words things in a very digestible way. She is not a basher of any sorts of either gender. She articulates herself in ways that inspires the opposite gender to want to do more for the other. This is truly a work of art and I've purchased many of her other books as a result. I am quite amazed...

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  • Jim
  • 28-08-13

She has pegged both men and women!

If you could sum up Understanding Women in three words, what would they be?

Women/men characteristics

What other book might you compare Understanding Women to and why?

Men are from Mars and Women are from Venus

What does the narrator bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

Her personal delivery and sound effects that made it so real as well as funny.

What insight do you think you’ll apply from Understanding Women?

Men and women are not the same, most of the time.How to better relate to friends and dates."I am truly sorry I hurt your feelings."

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This was an excellent work that shed light on how the basic male and female characteristics are really different. If you have ever had trouble understanding why there always seems to be communication issues between the sexes, this will help clear it up. If you are married, you should both listen to it, together. If you want a woman in your life, listen to this so you understand what you are dealing with. If you want a man in your life, listen to this so you understand what you are dealing with. Once you gain this insight, you will have a much smoother time. About half way thru she will tell you that the rules do not always apply 100% to each person for all their characteristics. The night after I listened to this, I was on a date with an ALPHA-MALE woman. I could see exactly where it applied and where not. It was amazing! The female friend that recommended this to me was having some issues. I used the code phrase and she immediately rebooted! Even she was surprised. It was not even me that hurt her feelings! I was so sincere because I hated to have my friend hurt.I think I will listen to this a few more times.

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  • Mark Michael Lewis
  • 03-06-13

Practical Genius for Men to Win with Women

What made the experience of listening to Understanding Women the most enjoyable?

The combination of insight, humor, and practicality

What other book might you compare Understanding Women to and why?

Men are from Mars, Women from Venus - paradigm shifting and easy to understand ideas that give you power to WIn in relationships

Any additional comments?

Alison Armstrong is the best teacher on Man/Woman dynamics around. I say this as an author of 2 books and a 24 hour audio course on how to Create Thriving Partnerships.

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  • ManchegaMadrid2010
  • 06-05-19

Great tool for women to understand themselves!

Great tool for women to understand themselves! By doing so you can understand men. thanks!

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  • Cory and Angie Brian
  • 03-05-19

Obsessed with Alison’s work, but...

I cannot, I Repeat cannot, tell you enough how much I love Alisons work. With that said, I wish this was an actual book rather then a recording of a workshop. I don’t mind it, but when telling my husband to listen he found it so hard to listen to Alisons voice at times. She gets very high pitched and almost annoying when she is pretending to be a girl. Again, I don’t mind at all. But for men it may be a hard listen.

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  • Timothy
  • 13-01-15

Relationships need to read

Very informative and educational I liked it and it helps a whole lot!!!
My only complaint the reader comes across a little condescending towards men. Overall a good read

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  • charlene gordon
  • 22-01-20

Wow just wow

This should be given fresh outta college to every human ❤️❤️❤️ I am so happy to have this very insightful information on myself!! So happy to know how to advise men on how to win with me

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  • Anonymous User
  • 11-01-20

Fantastic information!!!

This book helped me tremendously, not just understanding women but understanding men, mainly myself! I definitely recommend this to all sexes in any walk of life!!

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  • Ben Barlow
  • 15-11-19

a must read for all men

loved the book! truly insightful. helps my understanding of myself and my wife. would recommend to all men and women