Dating For Dummies, 3rd Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1118013611
  • ISBN-13: 9781118013618
  • DDC: 646.77
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade +
  • 512 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released May 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011

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While the practice of dating hasn't changed, they way people meet is.  Social media sites are changing the dating scene, and social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, as well as relationship sites such as eHarmony,, and can facilitate healthy real-life relationships.  Dating For Dummies, 3rd Edition will keep readers up-to-date on how to enhance their romantic opportunities and avoid common pitfalls as the internet becomes a more prevalent part of the dating scene. It also offers dating advice for anyone, including those interested in dating someone of a significantly different age, dating someone who has been previously married, dating someone with children, and dating in the boomer years.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
About the Author.
Author’s Acknowledgments.
Contents at a Glance.
Table of Contents.
1: Introduction.
2: The Starring Roles: Who Am I and Whom Do I Want?.
3: Thoroughly Modern Dating.
4: Being Confident.
5: Polishing Your Social Self.
6: Finding out What Makes You Tick.
7: The Perfect Date: Person and Place.
8: Setting up the Date.
9: Asking for a Date.
10: Plotting the Perfect (Sorta) First Date.
11: The Big Day: Preparation and Action.
12: Getting Your Outside Ready.
13: Getting Your inside Ready.
14: Impressions: First and Lasting.
15: Having a Way Cool Time.
16: Not Having a Way Cool Time.
17: The Day after and Beyond.
18: The Next Day.
19: The Second Date.
20: To Blab or Not to Blab: Sharing Personal Info.
21: Speed Bumps on Life’s Highway.
22: Getting to Serious.
23: Breaking Up.
24: Rebound.
25: Playing It Safe and Keeping It Fresh.
26: Safety First.
27: Dating Sight Unseen.
28: Keeping It Fresh, Alive, and Healthy.
29: The Part of Tens.
30: Ten+ Do’s and Don’ts of Internet Dating.
31: Ten Ways to Know You’re in Love.
32: Ten Sexual Commandments of Dating.
33: Ten Ways to Make You and Your Date Miserable.
Appendix Catch Phrases.