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How to shop for a husband

Author: Janice Lieberman; Bonnie Teller
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st ed
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A consumer guide to getting a great buy on a guy.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Janice Lieberman; Bonnie Teller
ISBN: 9780312549985 0312549989 9780312638375 031263837X
OCLC Number: 262885825
Description: xii, 210 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Part I. What to shop for : Rule #1: Don't choose a man by his shoes--
and don't be crazy picky --
Rule #2: Trade in being picky for being choosy --
Rule #3: Don't settle when you shop--
but be willing to compromise --
Rule #4: Choosy shoppers choose--
a guy with good guts --
Rule #5: Be sure to check under the hood and buy a model with a powerful engine --
Rule #6: Look for a garment--
oops, we mean a guy--
who will withstand the test of time: seek out a little black dress among men --
Rule #7: Be sure to use the mirror in the dressing room: Learn the mirror-image rule --
Rule #8: Search for GUI: Good user interface --
Rule #9: Listen to the real experts when deciding on the options --
Rule #10: Know a guy's history--
is he a marrier or a player or, worst of all, both? --
Rule #11: After-purchase repairs and alterations: Know when the hems can be altered and sleeves taken up --
Rule #12: Look for the right fit: Must he be one-of-a-kind or can you go with ready-to-wear? --
Part II. Where and how to shop : Rule #1: Shop online--
it works! --
Rule #2: Be a bricks-and-mortar dater --
Rule #3: Speed dating is the way to go --
Rule #4: Word of mouth: Persistence pays --
Rule #5: Find out where the boys are --
Rule #6: Professional matchmakers and matchmaking services may (or may not) be worth your while --
Rule #7: It's good to shop alone --
Rule #8: Your mother and your friends may not be on your side --
Rule #9: Sorry, but you may need to repackage (yourself, that is!) --
Rule #10: Get shrunk--
yes, in the head! --
Rule #11: Don't let the last seven pounds, or any other lame excuse, hold you back --
Part III. How to close the deal : Rule #1: Make sure you've done your research --
Rule #2: Remember to read the labels before you put him in the wash --
Rule #3: Dump these guys --
Rule #4: Don't fall for these scams --
Rule #5: Let him think he's doing the shopping --
Rule #6: Check the expiration date --
Rule #7: If you want to walk the walk (down the aisle, that is), be sure to have "the talk" --
Rule #8: The fine art of closing the deal --
Conclusion, or, how to enjoy your purchase! --
The how to shop for a husband dating glossary.
Responsibility: Janice Lieberman with Bonnie Teller.
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Tells you how to shop for the important 'purchase' of your life - your spouse. This guide uses shopping principles to formulate rules that help women select a spouse and 'close the deal'. It provides  Read more...

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"While far from romantic, this common sense dating guide from NBC's Today show consumer reporter offers some charming--if simple--advice for spotting good deals on the dating market. For example, Read more...

 
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