I wish I read this when I was growing up. They should include this in the reading selections in High School.
At first it was a bit dragging but most of what he writes here applies to most married men, and what they must look out for to keep their marriage intact.
This is a solid piece of golden-age science fiction. It has adventure aplenty along with the standard scifi conceits that seem rather primitive by today's standards (a robot controlled with an "infrared pencil," neutronium armor on ships, interstellar conquest). Nevertheless it's great fun.
If you fused Star Trek with Blackbeard the pirate, you'd get Space Vikings.