Dating For Dummies
If youвЂ™re looking for a fun Saturday night date or a happily-ever-after mate, this is the guide for you. Whether youвЂ™re young and havenвЂ™t dated much or older and have been out of circulation so long youвЂ™ve forgotten how to flirt, dating can be intimidating. Author Dr. Joy Browne, AmericaвЂ™s favorite psychologist, demystifies the whole dating process, from getting a date, plotting the place, and having a great time (or dealing with dud dates) to moving beyond a first date, playing it safe, and how sex can impact a budding relationship.In this new edition, Dr. Joy offers updated guidance on how to find a date, covering ''speed dating,'' Internet dating services, and singles nights at grocery stores and other unexpected places. She delivers fresh pointers on a whole host of topics, including:
Building your confidence and polishing your social self
Determining if youвЂ™re really ready to date
How to meet and approach Mr. or Ms. Intriguing
Where to go, what to do, what to wear, and what to avoid on the first date
Taboo subjects, such as your ex, sex, politics, and religion
Cell phone and e-mail etiquette
Moving from dating to a successful relationship and the four stages of attachment
Breaking up (just in case Mr. or Ms. Right wasnвЂ™t) and avoiding pity parties and pitfalls
The dos and donвЂ™ts of Internet dating
Dr. Joy BrowneвЂ™s nationally syndicated daily radio show is the longest running program of its kind. Dr. Joy has won numerous awards for her work including the American Psychological Associations PresidentвЂ™s Award and the Talkers Magazine award for Best Female Talk Show Host (two years in a row). She was #10 on the list of the 25 Greatest Radio Talk Show Hosts of All Time, and has been named one of the 100 Most Influential Talk Show Hosts nine times. Dr. Joy can frequently be seen on television as a guest on shows such as CBSвЂ™ The Early Show , Oprah Winfrey and Larry King Live . Dr. Joy has authored: ItвЂ™s A Jungle Out There Jane , Dating for Dummies , The Nine Fantasies That Will Ruin Your Life , and Getting Unstuck.
Dating For Dummies, 2nd Edition includes advice for special dating situations such as long-distance relationships, office romances, single parents, senior citizens, and more. It gives you worksheets to help you objectively analyze your date expectations and evaluate a relationship. Packed with real-world wisdom, confidence boosters, and a dash of humor, this is the guide to help you get out of exile, get into dating, and perhaps even get into a meaningful relationship.