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Think Like a Guy: How to Get a Guy by Thinking Like One Paperback – June 27, 2006
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From the Back Cover
66 Kick-Ass Tips That Reveal What Goes on in Mr. Right's Head―And How to Turn that Head Your Way
Giuliana DePandi has made a study of men. She knows what makes them tick. What turns them on. And off. And she's learned that a sure grasp of how men view women and their behavior is the key to a happy, full and fun dating life. Funny, fast, and full of insight you can use right now, THINK LIKE A GUY acknowledges that men and women simply think differently. Want to know how? Sample five of the sixty-six wise ways to act around men below:
TIP # 6 Don't Take an Hour to Get Ready
TIP #17 Never, Ever Kiss of the First Date
TIP #18 Words Never to Mention on the First Three Dates ("Soul Mate", "Destiny", "My Sister's Wedding")
TIP #42 Don't Try to Break His Bad Habits
TIP #64 Don't Surprise Him with Short Hair
About the Author
GIULIANA DEPANDI is an anchor for E! News. She has a master's degree in journalism from The American University in D.C.
Top Customer Reviews
Second, it has no substance. The chapters are about a page long (some only a few words long) which states the tip and then a few paragraphs about the tip that says nothing more than what the tip said. The book basically could have been a list of 66 tips- nothing more nothing less. This book is a 20 minute waste. There are far better books.
Most of the info, were about things I already knew. But alot of the tips were VERY informative and helpful, expecially to a woman who quickly falls in love or is too quick to jump into a relationship. Some of the info I didn't agree with, like never admiting to have had more than 5 sex partners. However for the most part, the tips were great, and even I learned quite a bit of things. & this is comming from someone who is known to "think like a guy". It's a great book for someone in their late teens through twenties. But, older readers will probally find the information found in the book rather silly or conniving.
Secondly, and most importantly, the book encourages lying and changing yourself. Perhaps the silliest tip is the one that advises that you not own a dog that can fit in your purse. Perhaps I'm being biased, as I have a dog that can (though I never put him in one), but this just smacks of changing oneself for the sake of others ("I can't let anyone think I'm like Paris Hilton, so time to get a Labrador for the apartment"), and implies that all small dog owners are shallow, silly, and female. If a man cannot stand small dogs and refuses to give one a chance, you don't need to be dating him.
Which leads to my last gripe about this book: it relies too heavily on stereotypes, as if most women have no career aspirations, or go around saying "that's hot" like Paris Hilton... Perhaps the author doesn't think this, but she revolves an awful lot of her tips around these, to which I replied, "well duh, you shouldn't do that..."
I only give this book two stars because a handful of the tips were actually good, if mostly obvious, such as waxing and not cursing--strangely enough, the tips that supported something more feminine.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Too repetitive with its content. Needs more advice but just seems to keep reiterating unimportant points. Some advice is really goodPublished on December 18, 2013 by Cristina
This book is hilarious! It is worth the read since the tips are priceless and true. LOVE IT! Worth the readPublished on October 4, 2013 by Candice L Orr
Its for enjoy her as a E voice, no more than this.She is cute, nice, and pick a very special husband. May be the book is what it is.Published on April 3, 2013 by shamidi
I will consider this my go to manual for dating. I've literally done everything wrong. I am beginning to get it. Full disclosure doesn't work. Thanks G!Published on February 27, 2013 by AbbyZing
Didn't have the time to read it yet but it seems like a pretty good book to me so farPublished on December 25, 2012 by Orane