And no, ‘hanging out’ is not a date, and nor is ‘hooking up’ for that matter.Meeting a stranger in a bar and going home together? So, once you’ve discovered the difference between a date and a booty call – what now?**Copy provided by the publisher in exchange for an honest review**What would happen if I, a single white male in his 40s with an ex-wife, no kids and a fondness for writing sketch comedy, wrote a book entitled 'The Third Trimester And What To Expect'?That's about what you get when you have a couple who has been married since before 911 come together and write a book about dating in the 21st century.And why give my obviously biased opinion on the internet? I'm not as angry as I thought I would be right now. Because apparently all their readers do this on the first date: Look, women are not human decorations/antelope hybrids of insanity. I find their condescending repetition and adherence to gender stereotypes that do not apply to everyone insulting. I went into this with an open mind, just wanting to see what these authors had to say about the sucky sucky world of dating. They gave pretty good dating advice in a really funny way.Before I start with the things I didn't like, let's start with the positive things I was able to find in this book. I think the best thing that I took from it was that you should not g Why does someone who has been married for 7 years want to read a dating advice book?Paraphrased example: "Hey, if a too-shy guy comes up and asks, is this seat taken, tell him 'it's available for the man who is going to ask me out - is that you?
Why should I step out of my comfort zone and read something I know I probably won't like? So I downloaded my ebook, did my best to erase my mind of any preconceived notions, and started reading to try and figure out why so many people are into these dating guides. But I could have ended up hating this a lot more than I do. But, judging by the endless section about how you should not, OH MY GOD, absolutely SHOULD NOT be clingy, I think they figure sitting and being pretty is about all they can handle. We all fight gender stereotypes but I follow them because it makes me money! The thing that earned them the extra star is that, really, I do think they care. ::crickets:: I honestly was pretty curious about Greg Behrendt after hearing soooo much hype about "He's Just Not That Into You".Equal parts outdated and unhelpful, the tome attempts to guide women through the beautifully messy world of dating, encouraging them to wholly disregard their own What would happen if I, a single white male in his 40s with an ex-wife, no kids and a fondness for writing sketch comedy, wrote a book entitled 'The Third Trimester And What To Expect'?Equal parts outdated and unhelpful, the tome attempts to guide women through the beautifully messy world of dating, encouraging them to wholly disregard their own power by either waiting for a man to ask them out or manipulating them into asking them out.just stop what you are doing and go on a legit DATE.It seems pretty simple but I know so many people who don't actually date and live in that awful gray area of not dating but not not dating.
Now if I was a single girl, I might feel differently.