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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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What a revelation!

Aliso was funny, witty, easy to understand and I had one light bulb moment after another. Yeah, as she said now I know I am not crazy:). A must listen for everyone who wants to understand more about us human animals.

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Everything alison does is amazing

Listen to this. Listen to all her other books! Find the queens code- and READ IT!

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This is gold for men and women. Thanks.

So practical and helpful
Well presented even though it was recorded as a course. Can't wait to listen to Alison's other courses.

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Read it twice

Absolutely love this book. Listened to it once for myself and also shared with my partner and listened to it again. He enjoyed the book too and it gave us both a deeper understanding and why we sometimes tend to get in to conflict and how to solve it quicker

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Super insightful

I love Alison's work, it's been an absolute delight to learn from her and 'participate' in her workshop/s

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Amazing and Empowering!!!

Allison Armstrong is absolutely amazing in helping you to understand more about yourself and your partner bringing more harmony and to help create an even stronger partnership with your spouse.
I highly reccommend any of Alison's books, whether your single or in a relationship.

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wish I'd read this years ago

She's funny, engaging, informative and very human. Alisons descriptions are easy to understand, and suggestions are easy to I.plement. I feel more confident in my relatio ships with Women.

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100% on the mark

This couldn't be more honest if you tried. Every couple need to hear and really listen to all the words spoken. Thank you so much

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Gorgeous lesson in gorgeousness

I so deeply revere this work. It has given my partner and I practical insight into the ineffable and mysterious aspects of relating across the feminine / masculine divide.

It is wonderful to hear these lessons from a teacher who has such love and understanding for both sexes.

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  • Tom Gunsmoke
  • 24-03-2013

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
  • 14-02-2013

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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  • Mark Michael Lewis
  • 03-06-2013

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

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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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  • Jim
  • 28-08-2013

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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  • Adam Montana
  • 14-01-2019

Insights Abound

I came across this book from my fiance's recommendation. She found out about it because she and I are big fans of Tony Robbins and she found out that he got a lot of his material about feminine and masculine energy and relationships from Alison Armstrong's work. I am so glad that I was turned on to her content. This lady knows her stuff. this program was extremely insightful. It has beautiful and, more importantly, practical tips for my relationship with my future wife. If you want to take a deep dive into the mind of a woman and come out the other side with real skills for your relationships I would highly recommend this audio.

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  • ManchegaMadrid2010
  • 06-05-2019

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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  • Energizer
  • 21-10-2018

asked my gf to go home for a weekend to read this

best decision I've made to read this book while my gf is away for a weekend.

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  • Michael Nielsen
  • 05-08-2018

Should be required reading

I truly believe the world would be a better place, if people listened to this

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  • Cory and Angie Brian
  • 03-05-2019

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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  • S. Nowak
  • 15-01-2019

Most useful and important book

Every chapter echoed with the unmistakable familiarity of sought-after truth revealed about men and women.

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  • Mrs
  • 01-07-2014

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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  • Amazon Customer
  • 09-09-2020

Every woman and man should hear this.

Very informative workshop which helps man and woman understand woman.
I like how it helped me connect to myself.

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  • J Johansen
  • 28-04-2022

If the voice were more stable & calm -

it wouls have been a much more rewarding experience. There's sooo much yelling and emotional porn and feminine over explaining, and then more acting and yelling if not screaming.

which makes all the magnificent wisdom dissappear in horrible noice!

I've listened to about hundreds of hours of audios from Alison and it's always the same.

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  • Denise
  • 16-12-2021

Absolutely life changing

wonderful listen, very engaging for both men and women alike. Im now looking at Alison's courses. And, also have the wonderful development of men audible.
Highly recommend to anyone interested in truly enjoying being a woman and appreciating the very best of men.

you can't go wrong buy it!

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  • Tamas Kosina
  • 23-05-2021

and Alison did it again...

Good content, funny style and entertaining examples giving an insight on things what you might have knew already but did not know about it.

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  • Daniel
  • 20-12-2020

amazing & insightful for men & women, a game chang

amazing & insightful for men & women, a true game changer. thankyou so much for making this

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  • yaeli
  • 19-11-2020

Beautiful workshop

Lots of eye opening insight about women, and how to understand them (ourselves) better. Thank you

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  • Polarbearz
  • 22-08-2020

Must listen.

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  • Becky
  • 26-11-2019

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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  • Christopher H.
  • 09-03-2019

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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