Thus began a love affair with love affairs – and I wanted to be armed and dangerous for when I finally stopped reading about it and started living it (which, much to my frustration, didn’t really happen until I was 15/16 – damn private girls’ school education). It was a counterattack on The Rules, by Ellen Fein and Sherrie Schneider, which was the 50 Shades of Grey of 1995 – an unexpected and controversial phenomenon, minus the sex – and encouraged women to go back to 1950s-style dating in order to land a husband. She explains why love, although an essential ingredient, is not enough to sustain a relationship long-term.She takes you through the 10 relationships that won’t work, fatal flaws and compatibility time bombs – and outlines your options. She also takes you through what qualities to look for in a partner, and how to know when it’s “right”.It was the book I WISHED had been written before I was a teenager – frustratingly simple advice that I was embarrassed I hadn’t known all along.Clearly, I wasn’t the only clueless one, as it was an international bestseller, and Greg was on Oprah (twice) preaching the gospel to fellow naive females.These men exist and, trust me, over time, nothing is sexier.” ― Sheryl Sandberg, “I nearly dropped the plate I held. I've made inapproprite suggestions and frequently pushed for nudity. This book is terrible if you’re looking for ACTION items, but it is a wonderful non-fiction read and can greatly assist you in seeing what is possible.(Psst: You’ll never know 100%, but you’ll have a fairly good idea after reading this book.) I had a break from relationship advice books for a while until an absolute game-changer came along in 2004: by Greg Behrendt (a Sex and the City comedic consultant) and Liz Tuccillo (a Sex and the City scriptwriter), which was later made into a movie with an all-star cast.
Each penny you put in the jar – each experience the two of you share together, each time you react to his moods in a “manly” way, you build intimacy. Read More Here We tend to leap into relationships with a load of baggage, some from the most relationship, some dating back into childhood.
I’ve actually read this book over and over again after almost every breakup I’ve ever been through and can’t recommend it enough. by Ann Voskamp – This book needs to be read by every person, single or not.
Throw out the Ben & Jerry’s and reach for this book instead. I can’t tell you how much this book changed my life, my thought processes, my approach to happiness.
I’ve wanted to write this blog for a really long time.
Since I am a bookworm, the #1 way I get inspired in whatever season of life I’m in is through the written word.
A friend introduced me to this book and all I had to do was read the back cover to be sold.