The book is not perfect, but it helped me see the things that matter, the things that make a guy a "Good Guy", that I can't establish with I read this book 2 years ago and have since bought copies of it for six women I love, including my mother, sister and girlfriends, which sets a personal record that I doubt will be broken by another book.
And instead of coming from a place of lack or need, you're coming from abundance, joy, and choice.People have asked me that question hundreds of times. The results were dramatic: I now feel like I have my pick of the litter with a slew of fabulous guys who all clamor for my attention. In essence, this book somehow, magically, alchemically, brings you back to yourself. Focus on this question instead: How can I make the people around me feel like a million bucks? The power to elevate, on the other hand, is power that cannot be taken away from you. And because we're hypersocial, empathic beings equipped with mirror neurons, YOU light up, and everyone notices: Who is that glow-in-the-dark girl? But most important: Butts and butt fashions change.(This section gets a little New-Age-y, I skip this on re-reads.)3) Yin and Yang All women reading this book are successful and intelligent, and will probably roll their eyes or cuss the author out in this section.
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Since I am a woman, these are written from a woman’s perspective. Total honesty provides the necessary foundation for trust, love, respect and mutual growth. Though there always is that risk of screwing it all up and losing the friendship altogether. Because it makes some women feel clingy, they avoid initiating this type of conversation.
Like yoga (and tennis and any habit), total honesty takes practice. When sex enters the picture, it intensifies everything. When bridging the gap between friendly love and romantic love, it’s best to define the relationship’s boundaries frequently.
“Our future.” Beginnings of relationships serve us well. We connect with hope, we trust the other person, we form a partnership. He is not perfect, he is far from ideal, he may or may not be “right” for you. The stronger the physical chemistry, the more addictive the sex, the higher the pedestal. I’m a champion daydreamer, but I’ve learned to be careful to overindulge in ruminations, fantasies or unrealistic projections of any kind, especially in the early stages of infatuation. If this emotional connection is only felt by the woman, turmoil is inevitable. Whether in a relationship or not, solitude is a fact of life. But, at the end of the day, the truth is: we are alone, whether we are “single” or coupled. If we’re lucky, we find a relationship that promotes mutual growth and lasts beyond the first date.