Men Are like a Pair of Shoes: A Single Woman's Guide to Choosing the Right Pair

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Men Are Like a Pair of Shoes presents a lighthearted approach for choosing your ideal mate. With humor and insight, author Jeff Carta compares your search for the right partner to shopping for a great-fitting pair of lasting shoes that you love. You'll laugh and look at men and relationships with a new perspective after reading this book. Thinking of men as "shoes" and dating as "shopping," consider the following questions: Have you been shopping at the wrong store? Have you been thinking these shoes are perfect,...
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Overview

Men Are Like a Pair of Shoes presents a lighthearted approach for choosing your ideal mate. With humor and insight, author Jeff Carta compares your search for the right partner to shopping for a great-fitting pair of lasting shoes that you love. You'll laugh and look at men and relationships with a new perspective after reading this book. Thinking of men as "shoes" and dating as "shopping," consider the following questions: Have you been shopping at the wrong store? Have you been thinking these shoes are perfect, but...? Are you trying to change the shoes you have into the shoes you want? Have you been walking around barefoot? Are you just "window shopping?" Is it hard to get real satisfaction from your current shopping style? If you answered "yes" to one of these questions, this fun and informative book is the right one for you!
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780972924245
  • Publisher: Two Ears Publishing
  • Publication date: 1/28/2003
  • Product dimensions: 5.30 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

About the Author 9
Part I Men = Shoes 10
There Is a Pair of Shoes for Everyone! 11
Select a Pair that Will Fit You Tomorrow 15
Part II Women's Shoe Shopping & Ownership Habits 19
You Are Here! 20
Current Shoe Owners 22
Are You Thinking about Throwing Out the 24
Old Pair and Shopping for New Shoes? Is It Time for a Shoe Repair Pit Stop? 27
Have You Been Thinking These Shoes Are Perfect, But... ? 31
Have You Been Trying to Change the Shoes You Have into the Shoes You Want? 34
Are You Wearing Shoes Someone Else Chose for You? 37
Are You Wearing Another Woman's Shoes? 40
I Have to Have Them! I Have to Have Them! 45
Are You Keeping Your Shoes a Secret? 49
Still Shopping 52
Can't Get Real Satisfaction from Your Current Shopping Style? 53
Have You Been Shopping at the Wrong Store? 57
Are You Just "Window Shopping"? 61
Have You Been Buying Too Many Pairs? 64
Single But Not Shopping 67
Have You Been Walking around Barefoot? 68
Have You Given Up on Shopping? 71
Have You Been Afraid to Shop? 74
Have Your Feet Been Mending? 77
Do You Hate to Shop? 80
Part III Preparing to Shop Smart 83
Being the Right Pair of Feet 84
Heal Thy Feet 86
Paying for Your Shoes 90
Shoes for a Mother's Feet: Special Considerations 95
Cleaning Out Your Closet 101
What Type of Shoes Are You Looking For? 105
Creating Your Shopping List 109
Wearing Comfortable Shoes vs. Finding the Ideal Pair 125
Part IV Now We're Shopping with a Smart Heart! 127
What We've Learned So Far about Shoe Shopping 128
Which Stores Are Right for You? 133
Buying Shoes Over the Internet 139
The Discount Bin (a.k.a. the bar scene) 145
Tips for Working with Your Shopping List 149
Questions to Ask as You Shop 155
If the Shoes Fit, Wear Them 161
Part V Making a Good Fit Last 165
Shoe Care 166
Talk to Your Shoes 171
Part VI Try It, You'll Like It! 175
The Choice Is Yours 176
Suggested Reading 178
Resources 181
Order Form 183
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