Rewrite your romantic reality and create your own Happily Ever After
Any woman who’s kissed her share of toads will relate to this wise and witty guide to modern love. Written by a casting producer for television’s most popular dating shows, Cinderella Was a Liar explodes the fairy-tale myths that make you miserable--while offering real-world insights that actually make sense. Author Brenda Della Casa interviewed close to 1,000 guys to get the real facts behind the fairy tale and find out what works, what doesn’t, and what will send a man running to Never-Never Land. Armed with that knowledge, you will finally discover why your supposed Prince Charming isn’t into you and how to find the love you deserve.
Features get-real strategies for the NOT-SO-fairytale world of modern romance, including:
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Are you one of the unsavory sisters no prince wants to date?
The Desperate Sister: If a man's got a pulse, she's in love.
The Dramatic Sister: Everything's a production with this sister, especially her latest dating disaster.
The Jaded Sister: Carrying more baggage than a 747, this maiden complains that no decent lads exist because she's still bitter over the ex who didn't deserve her.
The Self-Important Sister: Her favorite topic? Herself! Just ask the intensely bored suitor sitting across the table from her.
The Saucy Sister: Her flashy get-ups and tawdry conversation all ooze sex, yet she wonders why that's all she gets from men.
The Martyr Sister: Oh, how she's suffered at the hands of suitors who have taken advantage of her kind, tender heart!
The Low Self-Esteem Sister: She searches for hidden meaning in innocent comments and is seized with anxiety every time her man hangs out with the guys.
The Superficial Sister: She'd dump her dream man if he went bald.
The Controlling Sister: It's her way or the highway. Next stop: Nag City.
The Too-Loving Sister: She'd do anything for her man--even be his doormat.
The Gold-Digger Sister: She loves the finer things, as long as they're on his tab.
The High-Maintenance Sister: Her best trait? Being able to cry on cue to get what she wants.
Close the book on the fairy-tale fib with this wise and witty guide to modern love
If you have ever stayed up wondering where your prince is, you're not alone. Cinderella promised every maiden in the land that she would find a prince, marry him in a gala event, and move straight into her happily every after. Unfortunately, Cinderella was a liar.
The reality is that no man is perfect and neither are you (sorry!). But that doesn't mean that all men are toads or that you are destined to be ordering dessert for one for the rest of your life. The truth is you can have a great relationship with a fantastic guy but to do that you're going to have to look in the mirror and change a few things, because the only way to find the best match is to become your best self!
It's time to identify your dating shortcomings, polish up your outlook, learn the joys of walking barefoot, and rejoice in the fact that you have far more control over your romantic reality than you ever realized! So, don't waste another minute waiting for a prince to swoop in out of nowhere to save you from a lifetime of loneliness. Learn how to save yourself, live your best life, and enjoy the dating dance and you'll find a slipper that fits perfectly--no wishing required!
With Cinderella Was a Liar, you can learn to:
Cinderella Was a Liar will help you banish that silly fairy-tale ideal for good with frank, honest advice and a healthy dose of reality. (Hint: It's not always the guy's fault when a relationship shrivels, despite what many dating books will tell you!) It's time to hold yourself accountable for creating your own happy ending and finding a slipper that fits comfortably.About the Author:
As a casting agent for some of television's most popular reality dating shows, Brenda Della Casa has spent six years interviewing single men and women and has seen her share of dating dos and don'ts. Her writing has appeared in Woman's Day and For Me magazines, and she's the only featured female writer on the popular comedy website www.ThePhatPhree.com. She lives in New York City.
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Book Description The McGraw-Hill Company. Book Condition: New. pp. 256. Bookseller Inventory # 5778397