Thursday, May 23, 2013

Modern Dating: A Field Guide From HowAboutWe

Never been a self-help book kind of girl? Then Modern Dating: A Field Guide from the team at HowAboutWe is for you. You won’t find cliché advice or tips from women in your grandmother’s generation -  just fun, relatable tidbits from a fellow single girl navigating the scene. Chiara Atik, a writer and blogger for HowAboutWe will have you laughing along with her thoughts on the trials and tribulations of dating in our twenty-something generation.

(Sponsored by HowAboutWe, Modern Dating: A Field Guide)

Copies of Modern Dating were graciously sent to my apartment to host a girls’ night in with my favorite single ladies for a rather scandalous book club meeting. Six single New Yorkers arrived at my East Village studio last week to enjoy bottles of Rioja, cheese plates, creative crostini and chocolate pastries, as we rehashed stories of dates gone wrong and reminded each other of our exes from hell.
(Modern Dating copies, chocolates, flowers & bottles of Rioja

From time to time, I read a chapter or fun list aloud to my girlfriends to ignite a conversation on topics covered in Modern Dating. On more than one occasion, at least one of us would comment that it seemed Chiara had gotten into our heads to describe just what a single girl goes through. Especially a single girl in New York City.

This book is far from a boring read. You’ll immediately notice beautifully-designed how-to's, infographics and charts once you turn a few pages in. There are also great guest-posts from in-the-know women like Hanna Rosin (The End of Men) and Leandra Medine of

From pre-date Google stalking to the art of sexting, Modern Dating doesn’t shy away from what it’s really like to date in this confusing and all too flexible world of modern relationships. Not sure when to text after a date? Trying to find the right online dating profile picture? Modern Dating will act like your BFF – an encouraging and practical resource for women at all stages of the dating game. Whether you’re single and still living your wild sorority days, casually dating or ready to find a serious relationship, the tips, anecdotes and stories will help ease the frustrations.

Modern Dating is more than worth it on it’s own, but it gets even better with a special offer on Amazon! Get three months on online dating site for free with purchase of Modern Dating: A Field Guide—a $54 value! Go ahead and redeem this offer now! 

Happy Dating, xo


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