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Don't Be That Girl: A Guide to Finding the Confident, Rational Girl Within

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The handsome and charismatic doctor who starred in The Bachelor: Paris combines his personal and professional expertise in a fun, practical, and prescriptive guide to help women eliminate the types of behavior that sabotage their relationships.
Hardcover, 183 pages
Published January 1st 2008 by Simon Spotlight Entertainment
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Kara Bauer
Jan 16, 2008 rated it it was ok
I want to punch this man in the head: 1. He was on the Bachelor 2. He is so haughty and 2D about the women he describes it is no wonder he is a minion of Dr. Phil 3. The main reason he deserves a good #$@! socking is there are several things in this book that are scarily dead-on. I want to cry...sorry ladies though he is but a mere step up from a speaking Ken Doll, we can be crazy bitches sometimes. Mom I beg you please stop watching Dr. Phil...I actually promised the lady at Barnes & Noble ...more
Micah
Jan 25, 2008 rated it really liked it
When I got this book, I expected to find myself in one or two of the "That Girl" categories. Instead, I saw that I exhibit characteristics of a number of them. This book is not a "change this so you can get a man" book. It's a "look at how you're behaving and refocus it so you can be a more satisfied person." I think the advice Travis shares is applicable to all relationships -- in romance, friendships and family.
Tiarabeth
Jan 12, 2012 rated it it was ok
I don't normally pick up books like this. I find them superficial and vain. I picked this one up because it was 99cents and I was about to board a long flight home I decided why not.

Oh my gosh what a god awful book. This man should be hit upside the head. He knows nothing about women but wants to believe he does.

Girls don't read because if you have the least bit of self confidence you'll be upset and thinking you are one of these types. Trust me we at one time or another fall into his categori
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Shay
Jun 07, 2016 rated it it was amazing
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Aimee Warrington
Nov 09, 2011 rated it did not like it
I found this book to be boring, sexist and retarded.
Jill
Jan 12, 2011 rated it it was amazing
That girl? Yes, you know what I mean – the girl with the agenda, the Yes girl, the Drama Queen girl, the Bitter girl or... I could go on – there are so many ‘types’ according to Stork. As an ER doctor, Stork has met them all and, in Don’t be that girl he examines each category of girl, describes their identifying traits and tells you what men don’t like about them. He provides mini quizzes to help you discover whether you are that girl, and tells you what, for men, is the dead giveaway for each ...more
Pam
Oct 12, 2011 rated it liked it
A friend lent me this book. It was a quick read (read it one day which is a miracle for me). It definitely had some merit to it. You certainly don't want to be "that girl". And he goes through each different kind of "that girl" and gives tips on how to stop that negative behavior. Instead he encourages women to be their rational, fun, cool selves that stands up for themselves. If you've been having some setbacks with men, this could be a good read for you. This is written by a former Bachelor (T ...more
Lael
Oct 12, 2009 rated it it was amazing
I loved this book. I have highlighed each chapter and am now passing it out to each "that girl" friend. I literally have a friend that falls EXACTLY in to every category. I love his blunt and unapologetic tone (while still managing to be a nice guy). I find him credible since he is oh-so-handsome and has dated so many women. He's seen the extent at which women will go to find Mr. Right. Here's why this book rocks: It gives signs of why you are "that girl", and gives you tips on how to change you ...more
Noor
Feb 10, 2012 rated it it was ok
i read this kind of books from time to time because they are usually funny or sometimes have useful wisdom. this one had neither. it was shallow and stupid and i just couldn't make it to the last page. i didn't know the author of this book until after i bought it. had i known he was associated with dr. phil i would have never picked it up for that humungous price because i would have guessed the contents as they are now.
Jillian
Feb 23, 2011 rated it did not like it
The best thing about this book is the cover. It's not funny or insightful, and it's written by a former bachelor from The Bachelor show--that should say it all. I picked it up at a used bookstore to give to a friend as part of her bachelorette gift, but I don't think anyone would enjoy this unless they were a Bachelor-fanatic. I'm embarrassed that I spent $2.50 on it.
Melissa Roberge
Jul 31, 2009 rated it it was amazing
So far this book is great I just bought it today. It tells you what type of girl you don't want to be & if your that type of girl it helps you to get out of the type of girl stage you are in that no guy wants to date.

Every Girl Should Read This
Patricia Atkinson
Aug 05, 2013 rated it liked it
this book was mostly to find out what kind of girl you are and to correct the problem to help you in future relationships.i found it was more geared for teenagers than adult women but it was interesting and a bit comical to.
Kaylie
Nov 07, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Very interesting, and it's all true! I could label myself as The Agenda Girl. And the advice he gave was spot on and I seem to be doing better in relationships. Great book to read if your having trouble with the men
Veronica Wortman
Jul 07, 2011 rated it liked it
Nothing ground breaking or earth shattering but just a no nonsense reminder that it is important to approach dating with a fun and open attitude - above all, remaining true to the person you are, regardless of who you may be with. Good quick read. Good solid message.
Whitney
love love love this book!
Star
Feb 14, 2012 rated it it was ok

Hilarious book!!!!
Quick read. Can't be taken seriously.
Bridgette
Feb 03, 2009 rated it it was ok
Pretty obvious stuff....if you really need guidance from this book, you are definitely that girl already.
Jaclyn Edgehouse
Jan 15, 2014 rated it liked it
good book from a man's perspective. written like a self help with usual quips. don't read it if you're a feminist or think men don't know anything.
E.H. Nolan
Jul 21, 2010 rated it liked it
If the absolutely hilarious cover doesn’t catch your attention, the synopsis definitely will. And despite the title, this book isn’t just for girls. Okay, it’s mostly for girls. The girl who make excuses for her boyfriend when she really should be breaking up with him. The girl who is so angry and hurt from her last heartache she crushes everyone around her with negativity. The girl who doesn’t know how to say no. In other words, “that” girl.

Written by a man, who by his own definition, is a rea
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Jennifer
Apr 13, 2015 rated it really liked it
I thoroughly enjoyed this book. I don't date men but I think it was useful regardless. I've read many reviews from women who have extreme hatred for this author but I think he was dead on. Reading the examples of these women, I know I personally wouldn't wan to date them. I"m sure most other women and men wouldn't want to either. No one's saying you have to be perfect all the time but the women he speaks about are exaggerations of the normal, sane woman. The type of people these women will attra ...more
Tina
Jul 09, 2016 rated it really liked it
It was a funny and honest book... but it didn't help me at all. I'm still just as much a mess as I ever was. I'd say these books are more humorous than helpful. If you're a crazy type of chick (as am I), it's not like you're actually going to take the advice that these types of books have to offer.
ضهرا درعلی
خوب بودا،ولی خب با توجه به صحبت هایی که با حمید درباره این کتاب کردیم ترجیح دادم کامل نخونمش.صد صفحشو خوندم فقط.
ولی خب توصیه میکنم .حداقل به همین صد صفحه ای که خودم خوندم:دی
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Dr. Travis Stork is an Emmy(R)-nominated co-host of the award-winning talk show "The Doctors" and a practicing board-certified emergency medicine physician. He graduated magna cum laude from Duke University and earned his M.D. with honors from the University of Virginia, where he was elected into the prestigious honor society of Alpha Omega Alpha for outstanding academic achievement. Born and rais ...more
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