all the work” and, once you’re on a date, don’t talk too much because “men find chatty women annoying.” After all, “Remember, men fall in love with your essence, not anything in particular you say” and don’t tell him that much about you, because “he should be an open book, you should be a mystery.” And once you are in a relationship with him, don’t ever have any thoughts, opinions or problems, because “being with you should not be difficult or demanding.” OK?
The book frequently urges women to date other people, even when they are actually interested in one man, simply so the one they really like will view them as unavailable and unattainable.
The book recommends screening and not answering calls so he will think you’re not at home and turning down dates, even when you’re free, if he doesn’t ask an appropriate number of days in advance.
All of the effort put into this masquerade is to achieve the end goal the book assumes from page one: marriage.
back in 1985, showing people grimly marching off a cliff to their death, whistling “Heigh-Ho,” it was 10 years too early and featured the incorrect gender.
They should have waited until 1995 and timed this commercial with the release of the book “The Rules,” a guide to dating seemingly determined to turn women into heteronormative obedient robots obsessed with men, marriage and motherhood through brainwashing and psychological abuse.