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How to Choose a Husband: And Make Peace With Marriage Hardcover – February 5, 2013

ISBN-13: 978-1936488582 ISBN-10: 1936488582 Edition: 1st

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  • Hardcover: 145 pages
  • Publisher: WND Books; 1st edition (February 5, 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1936488582
  • ISBN-13: 978-1936488582
  • Product Dimensions: 9.1 x 6.3 x 0.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 14.4 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 3.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (55 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #145,393 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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About the Author

A former teacher-turned-social critic, Suzanne Venker is an author and speaker on politics, marriage, parenting, and the culture. A well-known commentator on cultural issues, Suzanne has appeared on ABC, CNN, FOX, Huff-Po Live and C-Span--as well as hundreds of radio shows throughout the country, including the Laura Ingraham Show. How to Choose a Husband is her third book.

More About the Author

SUZANNE VENKER is an author and frequent guest on Fox News. She tackles a range of social issues surrounding marriage, childcare and the gender wars as outlined in her three books and recent eBook, The War on Men, which was published on the heels of a Fox article (of the same name) that went viral in November 2012.

In late 2013, Suzanne founded Women for Men, a news and opinion website committed to the needs of boys and men. She is also a trustee at Leading Women for Shared Parenting and is part the commission to establish a White House Council on Boys & Men.

Suzanne has written for various publications, including the New York Post, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Parents.com, and The Daily Caller. Her TV credits include STOSSEL, The View, Fox & Friends, ABCNews.com, CNN, C-Span, and Canadian and Australian television news outlets--as well as hundreds of radio shows throughout the country.

Suzanne and her family live in St. Louis, MO.

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She would have you believe that feminism is such a horribly negative thing that harms society.
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I liked this book because of the information that it has to show how women have changed and how much influence it makes to everyone.
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Please, I beg you, do not buy this book, do not be the idiot who believes in this woman's garbage.
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35 of 43 people found the following review helpful By Thomas Spence on March 8, 2013
Format: Hardcover
This is an exceptionally wise book. I am not part of the target audience (I'm a man who has been married for 25+ years), but my daughters are, and I want them to read it. There is much about marriage that you simply can't understand until you've been married for a number of years, and young readers should take Suzanne Venker's word for a few things. If you do, you'll save yourself some heartache.

The reviewers who call her an angry anti-feminist either haven't read the book or are freighted down with a terrible load of baggage. As my Ivy League wife will tell you, most of the anger is on the feminst side of the divide.

Venker is a gifted writer. "How to Choose a Husband" is lively and engaging but very serious.

Parents of girls ought to read this book--particularly fathers, since we are often unaware of the life-wrecking foolishness that is in the air our daughters breathe. Then read "On the Meaning of Sex" by J. Budziszewski. Those two books say it all.
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19 of 25 people found the following review helpful By Marianne S on April 3, 2013
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Many interesting points and worth reading - also for those over the age of 35 :-). Family is worth fighting for!
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13 of 17 people found the following review helpful By David Becker on February 28, 2013
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I have enjoyed reading this as my eye caught the title of picking a husband or how to..I have gotten some insights into what really a woman should be looking for in a man.
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12 of 16 people found the following review helpful By Berry on April 17, 2013
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I liked this book because of the information that it has to show how women have changed and how much influence it makes to everyone. I am not a feminist, not even close but I bought the book because I wanted to see the information. It really is an eye opener. I don't think I would recommend it to someone who is going to choose a husband but to someone who wants to become a better woman so that she could be a good wife. It did open my eyes to how feminist most of my family is. it is a great read. i couldn't put it down because it was so interesting.
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47 of 67 people found the following review helpful By visamej on February 12, 2013
Format: Hardcover
Venker is right.

I used to be a militant feminist. I used to be very lonely. I used to be at war with my body. I wanted to be a mother desperately, but much less so a wife. I felt so much pressure from society to do well in my career, but nobody ever taught me or told me the truth about my body, my fertility. Even my mother expected me to focus on my career and my career alone- nevermind how to attract a good man, nevermind how to be a good mother, nevermind how to accomplish those things that I really wanted in life: a family.
What's wrong with masculinity these days is that we aren't teaching men to be good men, and we're not demanding that they be good men. "How to Choose a Husband" is incredibly helpful, I wish I had had it 8 years ago. Good men are vital to the health of our children. Good men are vital to the health of women. Let's start rewarding good men more.

The only way to end misogyny is to end misandry.

Like Venker, I have learned to invite the spirit of masculinity into my life, respect the good things it brings like technology, focus, problem-solving, and protection.. and my life is soo much better because of it.

Congratulations to the woman who buys and reads this book on the journey to a strong marriage, happy family and kids.
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22 of 31 people found the following review helpful By Natalie Braxton on March 13, 2013
Format: Hardcover
I must say it concerns me all the negative reviews. This book really is for certain women and not others. It's rather ironic that such strong modern women would so vehemently make such ignorant remarks toward a fellow 'sister', unless we are discrediting her opinion just because it's different?

I was very attracted to this book and what it had to offer because as a women in her early 30's who is an entrepreneur and travels around the world for a living, I have found that even with that success I personally had a yearning for something I couldn't quite figure out. I grew up with two professional parents and I have varieties of friends around me who defy convention and what it means to be a family, dare I say women who are the high earners of their family while the men have sometimes stayed at home to be house husbands. Or marriages where one has stayed at home and then then other for a time seemingly interchangeable. But one thing stood out, TEAM WORK & LOVE! I am looking for a team player someone to cheer me on and encourage me to be my best, whether as a career minded women or a fantastic mother or BOTH!!!

I recently came back from London where I hung out with a very successful friend of mine who has been happily married and childless for the last 8 years. (and they are adamant about not having children witch I wholeheartedly respect). My friend commented to me that statistically in the UK successful women are more then double the time to suffer from domestic violence from their male partner. I had to stop and look at her as I know she thinks of me as quite the strong assertive women, and raised to be that way no less, and I didn't say it but I later thought, I don't think one is a success if they are being beaten by a man that is supposedly meant to love them.
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251 of 364 people found the following review helpful By some_noise on February 6, 2013
Format: Hardcover
Thank goodness this book came out so I no longer have to be confused! I was having a really difficult time being an independent twenty-seven year old, unmarried, childless woman pursuing a career and higher education. Now I know that I was just brainwashed by society! This frees me from all of my responsibilities! I no longer have to waste my time and energy on rational thought or concern myself with securing a financial future: I can just throw all of my girly energy into finding a man who will worry his big strong mind about those difficult details and leave me free to enjoy my dolls, play dress up, and daydream about being a princess (if I dream hard enough, it may come true!!).

So frustrating that my parents brought me up believing I could be anything I wanted to be! I wasted *so much* of my time believing I could challenge myself outside of the home through study and work experience. I would be so much happier right now if I had just listened to my pretty pink little girl heart and stayed home to iron, fold laundry, and to do the thing I love to do most, cook dinners. I've been lying to myself. All of the fun and learning in my twenties has blocked out the tick-tock of my biological clock. But I hear it now! Loud and clear! Time to find a man and pop out some babies. My daughters will NEVER make this mistake and waste so much precious baby-making, family-having time! Gotta put this uterus to work before it shrivels up.

Life changing read. Now if only I could find a book about how to pick out the perfect apron/smart heels outfit combination so I can look beautiful while slaving over the oven and chasing the kiddos around. Don't want my future hubby to get bored with me and start having an affair with the typist!
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