With the abundance of dating strategies, technologies, and services available on the market today, is it any easier to find love? In this hilarious and heart-warming book, Stacy Kravetz samples the merchandise and discovers thataimpressive technological advances asideathe search for true love is never simple. From qlock and keyq parties, where men try their keys in women's locks untilawell, you get the pictureato qdate doctors, q who, for a fee, will evaluate your techniques and tell you where your sales pitch is going wrong, Kravetz takes readers on a fascinating tour of the world of twenty-first-century romance. Drawing on interviews with a host of men and women currently grappling with finding a mate, as well as her own experiences out in the playing field, Kravetz explores what our dating lives reveal about us and our culture. And all the while, she vividly captures howathough the landscape of love is forever changingathe human heart remains a wildly mysterious thing.I tell him ita#39;s hard to meet people I like because I have fairly high standards which few people meet in their entirety. The description also squares with much of what I heard in interviewing single men and women. ... I am certain he will tell me that high standards are just a euphemism for apicky, a and that he will ship me off for expensive, long-term ... aIf you draw a series of five concentric circles, the fifth ring is the total contact potential in your dating lifetime that you can meet, a he says.
|Title||:||The Dating Race|
|Publisher||:||Penguin - 2005-01-13|