Get a Life, Then Get a Man: A Single Woman's Guide

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Penguin, Jan 1, 2000 - Self-Help - 244 pages
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The key to enjoying the single life is to lead a full and rewarding existence. For dating to be successful, single women must first acquire the most attractive quality--a fun, happy, and productive life. From setting goals, nurturing friendships, and being kind to oneself, Jennifer Bawden provides both practical and inspirational guidance for women who desire a whole new outlook on their singlehood. Once they have gained esteem and support, readers are ready to apply Bawden's frontline tactics for meeting men. From the first approach in a crowded room and strategies for "the call back" to handy icebreakers for the first date, Bawden shows how to proactively pursue a variety of interesting prospects. Get a Life, Then Get a Man inspires women to take back their dating destinies--to get confident in their actions and smart about their choices. In the process, they'll discover that being single can truly be fun, free, and satisfying.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Get a Life
11
Dare to Grow
31
Nurture Your Friendships
50
Master the Art of Reading People
61
Screening
72
Hunting
98
The Approach
115
Throwing a Party
148
The First Few Dates
163
Dating
180
Top Fifteen Things Women Do That Turn Men Off
190
Communication
199
The Big Three Sex Commitment and Marriage
215
Be a Survivor
229
Final Message
243

Setting Up the Date
136

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In 1988, Jennifer Bawden launched Jennifer Bawden Designs with a line of evening gowns. Her designs have been featured on six covers of Cosmopolitan and have been worn by many celebrities, including Celine Dion, Mariah Carey, Ivana Trump, and Steffi Graf. She lives in New York City.

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