However, this can be a positive for readers who don’t do as well with technical writing and this may be especially important when you consider the topic at hand.The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Dating is a 6-part book with a whopping 26 chapters.
You’ve got secrets, or you’re in long-distance love. How to avoid feeling foolish, used, or worse yet, abused. Here’s how to give yourself permission, what to do during your break, and how to throw your hat back in the ring. Know the stages of true love and test whether this is really it. Learn how to recognize commitment-phobes and if you are one, how to turns fears into openness, intimacy, and commitment. Arguments and jealousy can sabotage any relationship. Learn how to rebuild confidence and get back in the dating scene after divorce, what to do about the kids, and how to stay in the game no matter how old you are!
Then it describes the publishing business starting with agents, contracts and publishers.
I have a dear friend who explained to me a while back why so many Black women have such a hard time dating out there.
Of course you’re no idiot, but everyone can use some help, and great help is what you get in the wise and warm advice of Dr. Do you look confident and fun to be with --oozing self-esteem? 12 tips on how to marry a millionaire — or feel like one Part 4: Is This “It” or Keep Looking? Rate your jealousy meter and how to slay that green-eyed monster. Clarify your intentions and expectations about sex, learn how to say “yes” or “no” clearly, and follow “10 commandments” to guide both of you toward making wise choices. How to turn a friend into a lover.: Part 6: Throwing Your Hat Back in the Ring Handling Rejections: When to Hold or Fold. For example:• Write a profile online to draw your cyber mate• Do the body talk exercise• Steps in overcoming shyness and love panic• How to break the ice and warm up hearts• How to do the flirting flamenco• Identify overlapping interests• Walk a mile in his/her shoes• Test your love style• Size up your compatibility Don’t play games — like other books advise you to do!
Judy Kuriansky, licensed clinical psychologist and famous host of the long-running radio call-in advice show Love Phones, who has helped millions of men and women of all ages around the country. How love antennae rules and how to attract the right dates. Find out new ideas that will intrigue and surprise you about how to improve your chances of running into that special someone. These excellent ego-boosters will make you want to spend an evening with yourself -- and others will want you, too! If you get “no,” how to let go and get on with life with the least amount of pain. Real love comes from being appreciated for who you are -- not who you pretend to be.
I may not be an idiot but I’ve found the Complete Idiot’s Guide to Dating to be a pretty useful book.