Readers of ‘The List’ Deserve Followers of ‘The Professional Bachelor’ and Vice-Versa

the rules - time tested secrets for capturing the heart of mr. right - by ellen fien and sherrie schneider            The Professional Bachelor by Brett Tate

The men and women who follow the advice in β€˜The Professional Bachelor’ and β€˜The Rules’ deserve each other. Someone should put them in a ring and let them fight it out! πŸ™‚

A friend once recommended I check out β€˜The Rules’. Presumably she thought it would help me better understand women. I didn’t think any book reflecting the male’s perspective could be as objectionable as β€˜The Rules’ until I recently discovered the β€˜The Professional Bachelor’.

The Rules

The full title is: β€˜The Rules: Time-tested Secrets for Capturing the Heart of Mr. Right’ (click here to read excerpts). A more apt title would be: β€˜The Rules: Time-tested Secrets for Manipulating Brain-Dead, Money-Pot, Neanderthals  into Marriage’.

Sex and the City I read it back in 2001, standing in a bookstore while waiting for a long delayed connecting flight. I was appalled. It depicted dating much the way dating is portrayed in β€˜Sex & the City’ – with a world full of shallow, self-cantered individuals, intentionally manipulating members of the opposite sex to gain twisted advantage. Do these people really exist en masse? I rarely meet them.

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