Are Men Really from Mars and Women from Venus?

Resources used to support "no."

Self-help book author John Gray has been criticized because his theory is based solely on his intuitions and feedback from his seminar audiences rather than being based on real research. Indeed, many people think his recommendations are loaded with patronizing sexist biases that degrade women. Differences between the communication styles of men and women are due to the fact that we are socialized differently. But emphasizing these differences can only lead to perpetuating these sex role stereotypes.