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Why Men Marry Bitches: A Woman's Guide to Winning Her Man's Heartby Sherry Argov
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andlt;bandgt;andlt;bigandgt; Make him chase andlt;iandgt;youandlt;/iandgt;...Until you catch andlt;iandgt;him.andlt;/iandgt; andlt;/bigandgt;andlt;/bandgt; andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt; Never shy and always laugh-out-loud funny, Sherry Argov's andlt;iandgt;Why Men Marry Bitchesandlt;/iandgt; is a sharp-witted manifesto that shows women how to transform a casual relationship into a committed one. With the grittiest of girlfriend-to-girlfriend detail, Argov removes the kid gloves and explains why being extra nice doesn't necessarily mean he'll be more devoted. The guide shares real-life "no holds barred" interviews with men who answer the following in raw detail: andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt; andlt;ulandgt; andlt;liandgt;How do men manipulate a relationship to keep it casual?andlt;/liandgt;andlt;BRandgt; andlt;liandgt;Do men deliberately push women's emotional buttons?andlt;/liandgt;andlt;BRandgt; andlt;liandgt;How can she convince him commitment was his idea?andlt;/liandgt;andlt;BRandgt; andlt;liandgt;How can she invite a proposal without saying a word?andlt;/liandgt; andlt;/ulandgt; andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt; Whether you are single, married, recently separated, or just fed up with your family members telling you to fetch a husband because time is running out, andlt;iandgt;Why Men Marry Bitchesandlt;/iandgt; is the must-have guide that will show you how to exude confidence, win his heart, and get the love and respect you deserve.
From Our Staff:
Hang up your spinster belt and toss your bloody ugly bridesmaid dresses to the birds, because Sherry Argov's Why Men Marry Bitches will teach you the 75 bitchy principles that may snag you a man. Her advice will help you create an atmosphere of tough love that will indeed inspire appreciation for the wonderful and awesome lady that you are.
"As in her previous book, Why Men Love Bitches, Argov does not use the word 'bitch' in a pejorative way, but rather 'to describe a strong woman who has her own identity and is secure with who she is.' And while encouraging women to be strong, independent and inscrutable is sound advice, the motivation behind this advice-to keep his interest-makes for a headache-inspiring contradiction. Fortunately, Argov takes readers step-by-step through her process, including numerous 'Relationship Principles' that keeps her concepts clear ('Relationship Principle 35: Men are intrigued by anything they do not completely control.'). Though the generalizations Argov uses to describe her pre-bitch audience can at times be condescending, and her goals are more about acting-rather than believing-that you don't need a man to feel complete, the behavior she encourages is healthy and useful, even outside the realm of husband-hunting. Taken more as a Bitch's Guide to Life-the word 'relationship,' after all, doesn't necessarily imply romance-this is a solid self-help." Publishers Weekly (Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc.)
Argov is back with a fresh batch of humor-laced advice as she ponders the complex dynamics of long-term commitment. She charts a clear course for taking control, redefining the typical dating dynamic, and stepping off the "marry"-go-round once and for all.
About the Author
Sherry Argov is a radio personality and a contributor on Fox News Channel. Her work has appeared in magazines, such as Cosmopolitan, Glamour, Playboy and Esquire.
Table of Contents
Why a Strong Woman Wins His Heart
Society's Guidelines for Good Girls
Myth 1: You Have to Be Perfect
Myth 2: You Have to Be His Sex Toy
Myth 3: You Have to Be Whatever He Wants You to Be
How to Convince Him Commitment Was His Idea
The Bitch Gets Him to Drop His Guard
The Bitch Convinces Him He "Won" the Commitment
The Bitch Mixes It Up
How to Start a Fire in Him That He Can't Put Out
Slow and Steady Wins the Race
The Heat Between the Sheets
Keeping the Home Fires Burning
A Time-Honored Male Tradition
Why Men Deliberately Annoy Women to Figure Out Where They Stand
Taking Back the Remote Control to Your Emotions
Female Button 1: He may attempt to make you jealous of another woman.
Female Button 2: He may forget to call, come in late, or pull back in some way.
Female Button 3: He may say something off-color to see how you respond.
Female Button 4: He may push the envelope to see how much he can get away with.
The Buttons on His Remote Control
Why Financial Independence Makes You Desirable as a Wife
The Captain of My Gravy Train
Appreciation: The Inroad to His Heart
Stolen Secrets — All the Highly Classified Things Men Will Share Only in the Company of Other Men
Highly Classified Secrets from My Covert Operatives
Question 1: Do men mislead women about wanting commitment and marriage to get certain sexual "benefits"?
Question 2: How would you describe the traits of a confident woman (aka bitch) versus an insecure woman?
Question 3: What are the signs that a woman is wasting her time?
Question 4: What secrets do men keep with regard to sex?
Question 5: Why do men test women? And is it done purposefully?
Question 6: What are men secretly afraid of?
Question 7: What is the best way for a woman to reignite a man's interest if it might be starting to cool off?
Question 8: How can a woman tell if a man's really in love and thinking about forever?
Getting a Ring on the Finger That He's Wrapped Around
Stepping off the Marry-Go-Round
Changing the Lens You See Yourself Through
Sherry's Relationship Principles
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