Ten rules of internet dating play
We are wives, mothers, co-authors, dating coaches, and have been best friends for the last 30 years.We came up with the idea for a self-help dating book called The Rules after many, many dinners with single girlfriends at the now-defunct Sung Chu Mein, a Chinese restaurant on the Upper East Side in New York City—it was sort of like Sex and the City, but before Sex and the City!
(And believe us, we’re not Cameron.) They were grateful enough to stay through the crème brulée.We had no idea The Rules would become a bestseller…we just wanted to help women stop making mistakes and get the men of their dreams—and that’s what we still do now, 20 years later!Like most women our age, we were career-minded with our own apartments, but we also wanted to get married.So over fried tofu and mixed vegetables, we each brought our dating problems to the table. Bad news bears, singles: released the results of a survey that shows the dating rules and habits have changed. But even though the playing field has become a bit of uncharted territory, some traditional dating do's and dont's still apply.
"It's important for singles to know that the dating rules have changed," says Whitney Casey, Relationship Expert for
On the other hand, be prepared to spend hours and hours learning how to sort the wheat from the chaff.
Here’s our crash course on the DOs and DON’Ts of cyberdating.
Today, Ellen is married with two children and lives in New York, and Sherrie is married with a teenage daughter and lives in New Jersey.
We did The Rules, wrote The Rules, and have helped millions of women do The Rules, too. Whether you were recently hurt or haven’t been in a relationship for a while, you want immediate gratification and compensation for all the pain and heartache of recent years or even decades.
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