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Why Men Love Bitches: From Doormat to Dreamgirl - A Woman's Guide to Holding Her Own in a Relationship

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Some reviews suggest this book is about playing relationship "games". I just have to let people know that this is not true at all. The book investigates the psychological facts behind what really happens in a relationship. Most women, once attached, start being too nice...
Some reviews suggest this book is about playing relationship "games". I just have to let people know that this is not true at all. The book investigates the psychological facts behind what really happens in a relationship. Most women, once attached, start being too nice. They compromise when they should not and give more than what they might recieve. The problem is, guys are different. If a woman is too nice they assume they have already won her over and do not have to try any harder. That's when women become frustrated and complain because they need more, but this neediness automatically turns guys off. This book simply opens your eyes to how men view relationships and read into a woman's bahaviour. I can personally relate to the examples in the book. When I first started dating my boyfriend 3 years ago, I was busy with university and friends, and so I did not really care about where and how the relationship was going. He knew that I wasn't attached and did not have a problem breaking up if he mistreated me, so he made sure that didn't happen. But after a couple of years I started acting needy, as I complained if he didn't call or was too busy to see me all the time. As a result he started backing off. I could not understand how someone who always went out of his way to make me happy and used to insist on "forever" only, now avoids talkin about anything serious alltogether. This book helped me a lot in understanding what had went wrong, and how it could get better. It's not about playing games; it's about remembering that guys do not respond to neediness.

posted by Jessica30 on April 1, 2010

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PLEASE Read With Caution

There are some aspects of this book that's worth absorbing. The most important one of all is that men love women who can hold out on their own. Pretty much, a man will NEVER complete you.

But I strongly CAUTION you to NOT follow the advice of playing hard to get and...
There are some aspects of this book that's worth absorbing. The most important one of all is that men love women who can hold out on their own. Pretty much, a man will NEVER complete you.

But I strongly CAUTION you to NOT follow the advice of playing hard to get and being aloof to a potential mate. I made the HORRIBLE mistake following the rules in this book about being aloof, succinct, etc. Now, I just lost the potential of being with a great guy. If you follow all of the tips and rules of dating, then it'll be game over for you.

Really, girls, BE YOURSELF. If a man doesn't accept you for who you are, then he's not worth your time and attention.

posted by jules28JT on May 6, 2011

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    The answer to all those but ....whys!

    I thought this book was a great and fast read. The Tempo in the book was kept up by the humor while pointing out some very true points about the differences about men and womens perspectives on relationships. I have been practicing these principles with astounding success. I highly reccomend this book to all women!

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