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The Rules for Online Dating: Capturing the Heart of Mr. Right in Cyberspace

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3.53  ·  Rating details ·  158 ratings  ·  12 reviews
What the international phenomenon of The Rules did for conventional dating, The Rules for Online Dating does for the search for love on the Internet. You'll never hit the "reply" button the same way again.

Millions of women around the world are meeting men on the Internet, or they've met in person and are corresponding by e-mail. But though e-mail and Net-based dating servi
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Paperback, 256 pages
Published July 1st 2002 by Gallery Books
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Melissa
Sep 07, 2010 rated it liked it
If you've never read The Rules, and I wouldn't blame you for giving it a miss, you should know it attempts to dictate to women how to act with men so that they end up with what they want - presumably a husband and a Happily Ever After. In that sense, The Rules for Online Dating is much the same, just updated for the 21st century. Lessons in how to write your online personal ad and how to have the right attitude abound, mixed in with the tried-and-true advice. Which strongly resembles the advice ...more
Suzanne
Dec 23, 2009 rated it liked it
Recommended to Suzanne by: suzanneme1@msn.com
Interesting to read. Was able to pull some useful things out of it, but not as good of a book as Mars and Venus on a Date by John Gray.
Vaas
Mar 14, 2017 rated it really liked it
Правила гласят: нельзя откликаться на объявления мужчин.
Согласно Правилам, вам нужно дать объявление вместе с фото.
Правила предписывают ждать 24 часа, прежде чем ответить на электронные письма мужчин в первые месяцы ваших отношений.
Правила требуют, чтобы вы заблокировали ваши имя и адрес и не принимали мгновенных сообщений.
Правилами запрещено отвечать на электронные письма мужчин по выходным (с вечера пятницы до середины воскресного дня) и по праздникам.
Правила запрещают обсуждать на первом сви
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Glam Guide
Aug 26, 2017 rated it liked it
good but that was for the 90s
pianogal
Apr 16, 2012 rated it liked it
This is pretty good - although it seems strict. But what do I know? I'm still single. ...more
Scubasubiker
Jan 30, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: not-lendable
The most up to date and best book about the "rules" of dating these women wrote. ...more
Joy
Feb 26, 2012 rated it did not like it
nothing "All the Rules" didn't already include. Too many niche situations. Waste of money (I meant to return it but missed the stupid deadline) ...more
Christyana
Dec 12, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Ignore the bad reviews, this book from what I heard is amazing, helped tons of women get the men they wanted yes it talks about this book being sexist but no, it's being honest, brutally honest, if your ready for a relationship and want to do anything to get that perfect relationship you have envisioned then read this, otherwise don't read it at all. I actually learned about this book from someone who works in getting every women that " Big fat diamond ring" Her name is Anna Kovach look her up a ...more
Diane Archie
Dec 25, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Helpful if you've been out of the dating world for years!!!

Things have changed! This book helps immensely! Highly recommended!
Internet dating requires a different approach and this book guides you along!
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Vân Nguyễn
Jun 15, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Good
Viacheslav Adamyants
Jan 17, 2021 rated it it was amazing
Helped me a lot. Got married:)
Jill
Apr 07, 2015 rated it it was ok
Shelves: self
I have a work friend who keeps giving me her "Rules" books to read, so I read to oblige. I am disgusted by the encouragement of deceit throughout. The entire book is about pretending not to be interested, whether or not you are. I recognize (and very much resent) that the concept of working the Rules is accurate - meaning it is human nature to want what you can't have, so a female tends to up her stock by appearing to be unavailable. It is disturbing how many women have to pretend to have a self ...more
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