Part guidebook, part titillating tell-all, 121 First Dates is the best friend you will be happy to have on your dating quest.
This occurs when one party writes a crafted, light-hearted e-mail intended to establish a rapport with a second party, and receives in return, precisely twenty-four hours later, an e-mail consisting of just one line or sometimes just one word. K.” The line might be “Talk soon” or “What did you have in mind?
” Such volleys, lobbed, I hope, in complete ignorance of their harmfulness, can be devastating; can cause their victims to flatten out and pull their helmets down over their eyes.
Based on years of research and 121 real-life first dates, relationship expert Wendy Newman dishes up practical wisdom for navigating the online dating trenches with grace, efficiency, and a strong dose of humor.
Wendy Newman has made every imaginable dating mistake so you don’t have to.
“Wendy Newman has created a smart, engaging, and compassionate dating guide for women.
She shares her victories, struggles, and mistakes without apology in the hopes that her journey will inspire others to live to their full love potential.”“The judgment-free zone located within the pages of 121 First Dates playfully guides women through the dating process while granting them the freedom and permission to find what they truly need in a relationship.”“Intrepid dater Newman—now in a long-term relationship—reveals the bumpy road she traveled to her own happy-ever-after…VERDICT This frank advice will help those still struggling to find love believe in its ultimate possibility.”“While there are plenty of online dating tips in this new release, what makes it especially fun to read are the crazy-but-true dating tales that sex and relationship expert Wendy Newman divulges along the way.
If I sent a man an email and he didn’t reply to me, I thought, “What doesn’t he like about me? Now, almost two years into my divorce and many dates later, I’ve learned many a wise thing about how to date AND handle rejection.
So straight from this veteran in the dating trenches, here are four tips on handling rejection that I wish someone had told me:1. There really is a place for our brain’s sensibilities in managing dating rejection.
Busting myths, answers age-old questions, and examining the pitfalls that make you want to give up on dating altogether, Wendy offers you a treasure trove of best practices you need to navigate the online dating trenches.