Dating Books for Every Kind of Girl
For every single girl on OK Cupid, there’s someone who is holding out to meet someone IRL. And while some of your friends may be hunting for “The One,” others only want a hookup. Bottom line: Not all single ladies want the same thing. And on top of that, everyone is coming from a different place. One person may be a total dating virgin, while another has had her heart (or um, apartment) broken in half and another may have kids in tow. Regardless of where you’re coming from and what you want, dating can be hard and confusing. To make it a little easier, we rounded up nine books that give some pretty spectacular insight, no matter what your single situation is.
($10): If you’ve finally bit the bullet and made yourself an online dating profile, you probably feel a bit overwhelmed. Relationship expert Mark Miller penned this hilarious book about what he learned through putting himself out there, and we mean really out there. Not only do you get some much-needed insight into the male mind, but he also has some great ideas about what to talk about and where to go.
: The amazingly witty duo who wrote He’s Just Not Into You and It’s Called A Breakup Because It’s Broken dish out more words of relationship wisdom with their signature blend of brutal honesty and sympathy. There’s advice on everything from how to get asked out, how to figure out if you are actually on a date (or if it’s just a friend hang) and how to figure out your standards (because you have some, right?).
career is something that’s been important to her from the start, and she did it without compromising. In her new book she explains how you can do it too.
ex, figuring out why your relationships keep going wrong and how to feel happy being alone. Because you 100 percent can.
quiet side, you may be used to your extroverted friends getting more attention from guys because they’re more willing to go up to strangers and insert themselves into a group conversation. BUT you can get the same amount of attention, you just have to tweak your game. And this genius guide tells you how.
sex, emotions and money. And instead of sounding preachy, it’s like a savvy friend dishing out really really great advice. Plus, the chapters are peppered with real-life stories from divorced women who found love again.
The Rules is a classic dating book, but it’s a bit outdated, so authors Ellen Fein and Sherrie Schneider put out a new one with the help of their daughters. This new version sets strict guidelines about holding out for “The One” while potential suitors are texting you and checking you out on Facebook. Like the original, there’s a fair share of tough love involved, but if you hold out, the hope is that the next book you buy will be one to help you plan your wedding.
really meant to be with. As you can guess from the title, the single-mom dating philosophy is five-fold, making it easy to remember and live out.