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A Field Guide 3. From the creators of the popular online dating site HowAboutWe. The single woman is having a moment. In the worlds of work, personal finances, and education, women are more successful today than ever before. When it comes to dating, they're happy to take their time exploring lots of different relationshi From the creators of the popular online dating site HowAboutWe. When it comes to dating, they're happy to take their time exploring lots of different relationships before deciding if they want to settle down.
Women today, like the generations of women before them, want to fall in love. But they want it to happen organically, at its own pace, and with the right person.
It'sand the dating "rules" are nonexistent now. But it will offer advice on how to send a relatively unembarrassing sext, how to create a failproof first date idea, and how to make sure you're getting into a relationship for the right reasons. It will gently guide you through all the triumphs and pitfalls of what dating is actually like, from pre-date Googling, to one-night stands, to confusing texts and e-mails, to your first online date. Frank, funny, and totally relatable, this is a book that really gets at how women are dating today-the ideal travel companion for your dating life.
The only rule is that there are no rules, but this book will be there for guidance, or just for laughs, every step of the way. She was New York editor of GuestofaGuest. Brian Schechter and Aaron Schildkrout are the pioneers of the offline dating movement. Best friends since childhood, they launched HowAboutWe. Paperbackpages. Published April 30th by Harlequin first published January 1st To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
To ask other readers questions about Modern Datingplease sign up. Lists with This Book. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Aug 02, Sarah Freymiller rated it it was ok. This provided the entertainment equivalent of reading pages of Cosmo's dating columns. Modern hookup a field guide by chiara atik cover was soft, though. Apr 29, Joy Engel rated it it was amazing. Really Modern hookup a field guide by chiara atik way to approach the sometimes terrifying!
A must-read for everyone- not just the daters! May 22, Joni rated it did not like it. I feel pretty sure I'm okay there. Jun 17, Cynthia rated it liked it.
I didn't finish this one. Jul 09, Ali C rated it liked it. May 08, Jess rated it did not like it. I was very underwhelmed by this book. I feel like you could get the same quality advice from reading Cosmo- that may or may not be a bad thing for you, but it wasn't a good thing for me.
I am a hetero woman, and this book is geared towards hetero women. It seemed Modern hookup a field guide by chiara atik occasionally it would dawn on the author that they may have some non-hetero readers, and they would throw in a tip or two. There is a section on "How to identify if a chick is into women", but it is full of the same old tired stere I was very underwhelmed by this book.
There is a section on "How to identify if a chick is into women", but it is full of the same old tired stereotypes. I showed this section to a lesbian friend and she rolled her eyes. I feel like there probably are better books out there for non-hetero readers. This book was just full of ridiculous advice- like how long to wait before answering a message. It's and we are still talking about that? One part of the book seriously offended me though.
The author states that men do not like funny women. They apparently appreciate having funny female friends, but they don't want to sleep with funny women. She advises saving your sense of humor until you have already secured a few dates with a man.
That is absolutely ridiculous! Why would you want to be with someone who doesn't appreciate the real you? I have a good sense of humor and my previous boyfriends have said that it was one of their favorite things about me. I don't recommend this book.
There is definitely better dating advice out there! Apr 22, Lindsay rated it really liked it. In the interest of full disclosure, I received a free copy of this book as part of Goodread's First Reads program. Although I'm not currently single, I thoroughly enjoyed this book. It is chock full of dating tips, stories, quotes, and how-to's. But one thing it is not and this is a good thing is The Rules.
This Modern Dating Field Guide is just that - a modern guide about dating. You won't find any rules about mandatory three-day waiting periods before calling a date, or a set number of dates In the interest of full disclosure, I received a free copy of this book as part of Goodread's First Reads program.
You won't find any rules about mandatory three-day waiting periods before calling a Modern hookup a field guide by chiara atik, or a set number of dates required before you have sex.
The underlying theme throughout the book is that dating should be fun, and as long as you are being safe, make it so.
I liked the format of this "Guide" - it almost reads like a magazine with its images, graphs, charts, top type lists and multiple text boxes on each page.
It is an easy and quick read - you can easily finish it in a weekend or less. Some of the information in the book was somewhat obvious, but it also contained some helpful tips and suggestions. This book reminds us how fun dating can be, and in all honestly, it made me a little reminiscent.