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Etiquette for Mistresses

3.69  ·  Rating Details ·  216 Ratings  ·  14 Reviews
The landmark bestseller about women and the men who need them, trapped in love without marriage, romance without legitimacy...

Here are the mistresses' stories and their mistakes... The 'holiday orphans' who dread Christmas and Easter, and Valentine's Day...

The unsuspecting wives and the forgiving wives...

And the one industry that has risen to the challenge to provide mis
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Paperback, 251 pages
Published 1993 by Dazzling Inc.
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Kwesi 章英狮 Hi, Maue. Yesterday (Oct. 10), I found copies of this book under ABS-CBN Publishing at NBS, Trinoma and Powerbooks.

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K.D. Absolutely
I came to know Julie Yap Daza in the 80's when she was hosting the TV talk show "Tell the People." During those tumultuous time in Philippine history, when snap election was held that led to the People Power Revolution, to the Marcoses exiling themselves to Hawaii and to Cory Aquino marching to Malacanang, Daza's program scrutinized all bits and pieces of the personalities involved in all these. She was the voice that made political talk shows during the time bearable and believable. I miss her ...more
Marjorie Ann Rodriguez
Dec 29, 2015 Marjorie Ann Rodriguez rated it really liked it
I'm actually reading this right now- me, a single woman. My friends were surprised when I suddenly picked up this book while grocery-shopping. They were worried that I might try to copy the successful yet sinful mistresses described by Julie in an attempt to get a boyfriend or something.

Actually, it's because I'm surrounded by illicit relationships that I wanted to read this book. Sadly, my generation has greater tolerance for infidelity and one-night stands (hello Tinder). I was raised by my pa
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Bomalabs
Sep 07, 2015 Bomalabs rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Pretty straightforward - the Title itself describes what the Book is. Written Classily (Is there such a word?) . Scenarios and advice seem to be dated as this book was published in the 90s but Infidelity would never cease to be a topic - digital na lang siya ngayon I guess.
Ima
Oct 24, 2015 Ima marked it as to-read
i havent seen the movie yet but a cousin did and practically shared the story to movie...what a spoiler hahaha! anyhow the movie sounds informative for those in the same situation....seems like in a society like ours, where illicit affairs is a common, maybe just maybe those people involved may learn a lot from this movie.
As for me i guess i would learn a lot too from this being almost in the verge of becoming one but still weighing things out if it is all worth it....considering the pros and co
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Ann Louise De Leon
JYD narrates mistresses' stories that can be considered mere reflections of "facet of life in contemporary society:half-half Christian, half-pagan; West mating East;the sensual struggling with the spiritual."

The last rule; Rule #28 states that "when all else fails leave.."ergo Happiness is a choice.

MeetAyee
Oct 21, 2015 MeetAyee rated it liked it
I thought it would be just like the movie but i was wrong. It is a series of short stories of mistresses. How they deal with things. The rules that apply to them as a "querida." But it is a bit interesting to know what they do with their partner. What they do when they see their partner with their wife? What they do if their partner's wife see them.
Apple
Oct 19, 2015 Apple rated it it was amazing
Can't say I thoroughly enjoyed this book being a wife myself, but I have to say that there are pretty sound tidbits of advice in the different narratives. Julie Yap Daza really provides some food for thought, although many of the topics are a bit hard to swallow. Good read though.
Louise Ev
Nov 17, 2015 Louise Ev rated it did not like it
I only liked the last chapter.
PChie
Oct 08, 2015 PChie rated it really liked it
It gave me chill yet I was so entertained...
This is so far the only book that took me more than a week to finished it.
Ann Acosta
worth reading. i've learned a lot of things from mistresses' point of view
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