We began to notice that the women who played hard to get, either deliberately or by accident, were the ones who got the guys, while the women who asked guys out or were too available were the ones who got dumped.
We put two and two together, and wrote and wrote, and that’s how The Rules were born!
This story might be one to add to the realm of urban legend: a friend of a friend was a little down on her luck with love and money.
In an effort to troubleshoot the easiest issue first, my friend suggested, "Maybe you can get a job as a nanny," to which Debbie Downer responded, "I don't want to It's taken me a while to face the fact that there are rules of engagement one must follow to properly attract and trap -- I mean keep -- a partner.
Want the formula for being desirable and mysterious in text messages, on Facebook, and via Skype? Tired of booty calls and casual relationships that go nowhere? Find out: how and why The Rules got started and became a bestseller, why “playing hard to get” works best with men, new rules for texting/sexting/Facebook/Skype, why it’s OK to ignore non-date-related texts, how 10 top dating coaches got married and other success stories, celebrity relationships, dating after a breakup or divorce, marriage rules, celebrity relationships, makeovers, Q&A, and much more! We are wives, mothers, co-authors, dating coaches, and have been best friends for the last 30 years.
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Today, Ellen is married with two children and lives in New York, and Sherrie is married with a teenage daughter and lives in New Jersey.
We had no idea The Rules would become a bestseller…we just wanted to help women stop making mistakes and get the men of their dreams—and that’s what we still do now, 20 years later! ” , “If you can read only one book, this is the book!We came up with the idea for a self-help dating book called The Rules after many, many dinners with single girlfriends at the now-defunct Sung Chu Mein, a Chinese restaurant on the Upper East Side in New York City—it was sort of like Sex and the City, but before Sex and the City!Like most women our age, we were career-minded with our own apartments, but we also wanted to get married.
So over fried tofu and mixed vegetables, we each brought our dating problems to the table.