I Surrender, Dear

A controversial new book argues that an acquiescent wife is the key to a happy marriage

We all know the kinds of charges that get thrown across marriage counselors' desks. She nags. He's withdrawn. We don't talk, laugh or have sex anymore. What to do? Well, what about this: the wife should stop controlling, criticizing and interrupting her husband. If she slips up, she should apologize for being "disrespectful." She should give him the checkbook and leave the bills, investments and purchases to him. She should tell him what she wants, but if he doesn't agree, she should stay mum and do what he wants. As for sex, at least once a week even if she's not...

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