Love Tactics: How to Win the One You Want

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No matter how simple it appears in the movies, finding love can be difficult. In the real world, there is no script that offers just the right words, timing, and actions for romantic success. The fact is that most of us can use a little help. Enter Love Tactics. This unique book is all about winning that special someone your heart desires. It's also about jump-starting a relationship that's stuck in first gear. And it's about getting back the one you never should have lost in the first place. In other words, Love...
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Overview

No matter how simple it appears in the movies, finding love can be difficult. In the real world, there is no script that offers just the right words, timing, and actions for romantic success. The fact is that most of us can use a little help. Enter Love Tactics. This unique book is all about winning that special someone your heart desires. It's also about jump-starting a relationship that's stuck in first gear. And it's about getting back the one you never should have lost in the first place. In other words, Love Tactics teaches you the art of romantic fulfillment.

Divided into two sections, Love Tactics offers dozens of proven techniques that are designed to help you in the most exciting search-and-succeed activities of your life. The strategies that are found in Part One will help you win the love of that special someone. With each tactic, you'll find yourself becoming more enthusiastic, confident, and eager to approach the person of your dreams in an effort to win his or her love. For those who have already found a romantic partner, but have lost or are in danger of losing that person, Part Two presents tactics for winning back a lost love.

Yes, you can win the one you want! You can also win back the one you've lost! You don't have to settle for anything (or anyone) less. The dream is in sight -- and Love Tactics is all you need to make that dream a reality.

Here is a manual to help you learn the most effective ways of developing meaningful relationships, intimacy, and, ultimately, love.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780895294203
  • Publisher: Avery Publishing Group, Inc.
  • Publication date: 2/28/1988

Meet the Author

Thomas W. McKnight is a human relations expert whose columns have appeared in leading singles newspapers and magazines. He has conducted relationship workshops throughout the country, and has appeared on numerous radio and television shows, including Oprah.

Robert H. Phillips is a psychologist and the director of the Center for Coping in New York. He is also the best-selling author of eight books.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 1
Part 1 Winning the One You Want
1. General Strategy 7
2. Acting with Self-Assurance 15
Be Nice to Yourself 16
Identify Your Goals 19
Relax! 22
Talk with Confidence 24
Know What You Want in a Prospective Mate 27
Plan Out Where to Meet Others 28
3. Taking the Offensive 35
Be First to Show Interest in the Other 36
Go for One Date at a Time 37
Avoid Being Defensive 41
4. Making Time an Ally 45
Take Your Time (Go Slowly) 46
Be Attentive on a Regular Basis 50
Be Persistent 52
5. Pacifying Their Fears and Gaining Their Trust 57
Show You Care, But Don't Say It! 58
6. Being Irresistibly Likable 63
Light Up! 63
Show Those Pearly Whites (Smile)! 64
Speak with Enthusiasm! 65
Talk Positively 66
Discuss the Other Person's Interests 66
Use Flattery 67
Understay Your Welcome 68
Be Graceful in the Face of Rejection 69
7. Exhibiting Self-Mastery and Leadership Ability 71
Plan Out Dates 72
Demonstrate Independent Thinking 72
Communicate Your Personal Destiny 74
Be Unpredictable 75
Act Indifferently to What They Think of You 76
Don't Fish for Feedback 77
Show Anger When Appropriate 78
Show Forgiveness After Expressing Anger 80
8. Cultivating Their Emotional Dependence 83
Actually Be There (In Person!) 84
Listen Reflectively 85
Avoid Being Critical 88
Express Genuine Admiration and Praise 92
Supply Sympathy 94
9. Shaking Their Confidence 97
Use Silence 98
Drop 'em Cold! 101
Create Competition 103
Break a Date! 105
10. Keeping Them Interested and Hoping 107
Pop Back Into Their Life 107
Send Mementos 108
Awaken Physical Attraction 109
11. Confronting Diplomatically 113
Confront Resistant Behavior 114
12. Demonstrating Commitment 119
Hang in There! 119
Say "I Love You" 121
13. Removing Final Barriers 123
Strategically Withdraw 123
Enjoy Being with the One You Want! 124
Part 2 Winning Back the One You've Lost
14. Learning How to Win Back a Lost Love 129
Decide if It's Worth It 129
Know When to "Cut Your Losses" 133
15. Showing a Willingness to Change 135
Assess Your Strengths and Weaknesses 136
Be Willing to Change and Grow 136
Create Some Excitement 138
16. Fixing Communication Skills 139
Start a Healing Conversation 140
Keep Interactions Warm 141
Understand, Don't Just Agree; Listen, Don't Just Hear 142
Keep on Stroking 143
Insist, Don't Plead 143
17. Using Attention Wisely 145
Demonstrate the Advantage of You 145
Give Freely of Your Love 146
Share Quality Time 146
Share Burdens and Responsibilities 147
18. Being a Successful Competitor 149
Face Your Rival 150
Withhold What They Want 150
Be Persistent and Consistent 151
Suggest Conditions for Reconciliation 152
Give the Other Person a Vacation from You 153
Consider a Professional, Third-Party Viewpoint 154
Evaluate Who is Winning the Game 154
Don't Settle for a Relationship That Requires Force 155
Proceed with Faith 158
Final Words 161
About the Authors 165
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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 11, 2006

    WOW

    This book is powerfully amazing and gives promise to even the most difficult of love situations. This book will give you the strength you need to win someone that you desire or have lost. It's amazing.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 31, 2003

    this book rules

    if anyone believes that they control thier own destiny, this is the book for your love life. It will help with all your relationships (friends and family) as well. mostly common sense but powerfully organized

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