A practical handbook for the boyfriend : for every guy who wants to be one for every girl who wants to build one!

by Huffman, Felicity, 1962-

Format: Print Book 2007
Availability: Available at 4 Libraries 4 of 4 copies
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CLP - Main Library Mezzanine - Non-fiction HQ801.H92 2007
Location  CLP - Main Library
Collection  Mezzanine - Non-fiction
Call Number  HQ801.H92 2007
Carnegie Library of Homestead Non Fiction 646.77 Huff
Location  Carnegie Library of Homestead
Collection  Non Fiction
Call Number  646.77 Huff
Community Library of Allegheny Valley - Harrison Non Fiction 646.77 HUFFMAN
Location  Community Library of Allegheny Valley - Harrison
Collection  Non Fiction
Call Number  646.77 HUFFMAN
Community Library of Castle Shannon Non Fiction 646.77 Huffman
Location  Community Library of Castle Shannon
Collection  Non Fiction
Call Number  646.77 Huffman
Most dating books are written for women -- what a mistake that is. Women know how to date . . . It's men who need the help! At last: a blithe, bold, and bawdy guide to building a better boyfriend

At some point, every guy -- player, geek, mama's boy, "regular Joe" -- meets a woman who makes him want to be a boyfriend. A good boyfriend. Problem is, unless he's had some first-rate training (by a previous girlfriend, a sister, a mom), he probably doesn't even know what that means. Felicity Huffman and Patricia Wolff come to the rescue with a rollicking -- and whip-smart -- handbook to navigating the minefield of male-female relationships.

Directed at men (though of course it's women who'll buy it, then leave it at their boyfriend's place -- accidentally on purpose), A Practical Handbook for the Boyfriend lays out the many steps involved in becoming a good boyfriend, while still maintaining guy-dignity. It covers issues like:

Who decides when you become a boyfriend (answer: She does.)
How to look like you're listening, even when you're not (If you're busted, just say "You're so pretty, I'm distracted.")
Ten things never to say on the first date (#4: "I just did that to freak you out.")
Finding the middle ground between too cool (think third grade) and too eager (think surprise visits)
Why becoming a good boyfriend is a lot like training for the A team

Filled with humor, ribaldry, common sense, and assorted outdoor skills, A Practical Handbook for the Boyfriend is the next dating guide to dominate the bestseller lists.
Additional Information
Subjects Man-woman relationships.
Dating (Social customs)
Single men -- Life skills guides.
Publisher New York :Hyperion,2007
Edition 1st ed.
Contributors Wolff, Patricia.
Language English
Description x, 276 pages : color illustrations ; 20 cm
ISBN 1401302912
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