How to Date Like a Grown-up

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Sourcebooks, Inc., Jan 1, 2009 - Family & Relationships - 251 pages
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"Witty and smart, this is a must-read for any woman ready to find Mr. Right. Or at least Mr. Right Now." Christopher Hopkins, Oprah's Makeover Guy and author of Staging Your Comeback: A Complete Beauty Revival for Women Over 45 By the time you hit forty, you have a pretty good idea of what you want when it comes to dating, love, and romance. But how do you get it? HOW TO DATE LIKE A GROWN-UP will tell you everything you need to know to find the love you're looking for (even after a long marriage or other dating hiatus), how to get married (if that's what you're after), or how to just get lucky. Dating expert, bestselling author, and TV personality Lisa Daily (Daytime) uses her hilarious and compassionate voice to offer up realistic, counterintuitive advice that will help you finally find the relationship (and the guy) you deserve, including: Where (and how) to meet better men 5 easy tips to chat up any stranger What you may be doing to make yourself a magnet for losers How to deal with the pitfalls and fringe benefits of dating younger men Little-known secrets to dramatically improve your dating odds How to break it to your kids that you have a better social life than they do A foolproof way to find the best dating site for you How to face getting naked in front of someone new for the first time How to accommodate changes in your body (and the little blue pill) The one simple thing you can do in the bedroom that will make a man speed up his marriage proposal Why men are rushing to the altar, and why you might just want to wait Dating: It's Not Just For Kids Anymore
 

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How to Date Like a Grown-Up: Everything You Need to Know to Get Out There, Get Lucky, or Even Get Married in Your 40s, 50s, and Beyond

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TV personality Daily (Fifteen Minutes of Shame) addresses women who would like to find love but are afraid to compete with svelte 26-year-olds. Don't sell yourself short, Daily says, pointing out the ... Read full review

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Contents

Its Not Easy Being the Invisible Woman
3
31 Surefire Secrets to Improve Your Dating Odds
13
Mortuaries and Other PickUp Joints
25
Why Older Women Are Finally Dating Younger Men
49
How to Date Like a GrownUp
55
43 Dates in a Night How to Speed Date
91
I Thought Youd Be Taller Navigating the World of Online Dating
97
Liars Criminals and the Freak Next Door
129
Condoms and Other Mood Killers
183
The Secret Bedroom Technique That Makes Men Propose Right Away
187
Get Married
189
Shacking Up 3 Out of 4 Ministers Say You Probably Wont Go to Hell
191
Here Come the Grooms
203
If Ive Had Four Kids Can I Still Wear White to My Wedding?
209
Conclusion
219
Resources
221

Get Lucky
147
Is He Just Dating You for Sex? And Is That a Bad Thing?
149
BornAgain Virgins
171
Acknowledgments
227
About the Author
231
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Dating guru Lisa Daily has appeared on more than 1,500 top radio and television shows and been quoted in hundreds of publications (including the New York Times, USA Today, Cosmopolitan, Glamour, and the Washington Post). Her first book, Stop Getting Dumped, has sold nearly 40,000 copies. Lisa reaches millions of viewers every week as the dating expert on a nationally syndicated morning TV show, Daytime.

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