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Gregg's ideas, I have completely Gregg's ideas, I have completely changed my confidence around people and my approach to life in general. This is a must read for any woman looking to improve her confidence and outshine the masses. Root Damn useful information! If you want to get a better understanding of men, learn how to build your confidence, get asked out more often and stand out from everyone else He cuts the crap, gets to the meat of the issues, and tells it like it is.
This is really all about confidence, and Gregg gives you tools and challenges at the end of each chapter to put yourself out there and meet quality men while weeding out the goofballs. Great reference that I will continue to go back to. The advice in this book is not only easy to try, but is presented in a direct, enjoyable fashion! Break the status quo of entering that endless and repeating cycle of losing yourself in both the highs and lows of every relationship, by getting this book and therefore giving yourself a fighting chance!
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Showing of 89 reviews. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Please try again later. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. I'm the kind of person who is constantly consoling friends both men and women when their relationship goes south and the inevitable heartbreak follows. I'm also the one they turn to for advice on dating. Sometimes I need a little help figuring out what to say to my friends, so I tend to read relationship books.
The Social Tigress is one of the best common sense, no nonsense books I've ever read. As a woman, I can appreciate both the humor and wisdom of Gregg's words. The first part of the book takes a woman through steps to regain or improve her value and self confidence, which, let's face it, we all need reminders of from time to time. Then the book goes into practical application of your newly found confidence in perusing a potential date, and how to keep him interested once he's talking to you.
One of the things I really enjoyed about The Social Tigress is the very simple "Challenges" at the end of each chapter, to engage the reader to use what they learn in that chapter-in their every day life. Gregg is really great at explaining why each Challenge is a necessary progression of the first basic principles of the value and confidence a Tigress must have inside her.
I even read some portions of this book to my boyfriend and asked him what he thought. He said Gregg was "right on target" about a lot of the information and insight into the male psyche. OK - so as a married woman I really shouldn't have a need to read this book BUT I was looking for a gag gift for a friend of mine. Her birthday is coming up and she said that all she wanted was a boyfriend.
In a kidding, but serious, kind of way. So I decided to see if I could find a fun dating guide just to be funny and cheer her up. Somehow I stumbled onto a really excellent book! When I was younger, I refused to date. I was to busy doing other things! People used to ask: I must have known what I was talking about because my husband is pretty much the only guy I ever seriously dated.
I found myself vigorously nodding my head several times in agreement. I'm also trying to figure out exactly how old my daughters should be before making them read this book! Seriously ladies, read it. I even enjoyed it and I'm married. Good advice for anyone. I think Gregg Michaelsen has done a great job with this book. The introduction is one worth reading. I often find they are not worth reading.
This is not a complicated book. Gregg had made the whole idea of dating one that should be a natural part of your life, just as preparing for a job is a part of your life. Dating is not a game. It is the forerunner to a relationship that may turn into a life-long partnership, therefore a very important step in creating the life that you desire.
This is very good advice. The more interesting you are as a person the more interesting your relationships will be. Gregg stresses that women should get their own life in order before they start dating. I totally agree with him. It is much easier to develop and become the woman you want to be when you are single than when you are in a relationship or marriage.
These are but a few of the valuable tips that Gregg shares and I believe most woman could learn from the tips in The Social Tigress. Feeling a bit shy about going places, putting your best foot forward, meeting new people? This is the read for you! There are lots of great tips, ideas, suggestions, places to go and things to do that will help one to feel less fear about putting oneself out there. It is quite motivating; and will work best if one puts the self-work in first.
One person found this helpful. Same old basic fluff. Nothing new-same old basic high school stuff on how to meet guys-could have written this one myself-feel like I wasted my money on this one-written more like an essay then a book-Don't bother with this one. Having been raised by strict parents who didn't allow me to date, I never really developed the social skills one needs to date men.
Finding myself single again after the death of my husband I've been trying to develop such skills. This book is very helpful in that it gives you ways of developing confidence and ways to meet better quality men. Gregg's approach is more like getting advice from your brother or a make friend who's known you for years. Very useful tool for dating at any age. This book is totally on target.
It is written in plain language and is also fun to read, as you really get a sense that the author WANTS to help you find someone. You can care too much and you can care not at all, but the best balance is right in the middle.
A misreading of the signals, and your potential partner will likely sneak out the nearest exit as soon as your back is turned.
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Read More , or worse. The most important takeaway here is that conventional relationship wisdom can hurt rather than help, so always be skeptical of anything you read — even this article! Online Dating , Web of Romance. Your email address will not be published. Sure, there may be a few good pieces of advice out there. The term "good" is subjective though and each person thinks what constitutes "good" is that it reinforces their beliefs or rejects their fears. There is no magic bullet.
I wish there was. Things would be so much easier. Dating is about social interaction, chemistry, and personal dynamic between two people. Yes, there are certain elements that can be generalized, but each person is different for what motivates them. This is my opinion, but would we all not be better off if we just held true to being social and asking ourselves what would be the considerate and honest thing to so instead of letting mind games interfere?
All this "advice" is meant to try to be one step ahead of the other person. You are told it is to increase your success. The flipside of that is it's saying Don't be the chump.
And, always, always realize the other person is in the power spot; it's your job to grasp onto any power you can get and claim your power seat through doing X, Y, and Z. Would we assume the other person was the almighty if we weren't being inundated with that message and given all these reasons and examples for why it is so? It's exploitation of fear to sell a product or service. I don't have the answers. If anyone really did there would be ONE book, not the heap of all the different ones out there.
Maybe we should just think about that the next time we're frantically searching for answers, only to find that the so called answers are all mostly playing the blame game by either telling us there is something wrong with us or the other person that can be fixed in order to sell the product of advice.
Thank you for so thoughtful text! My worst dating advise was "to be yourself". I need to mention, the more women you meet, the more experience you get. In addition, about online dating sites. Of course, there are a lot of fakes, spam, stupid sex content, but!
If you want to date some girl and have not enough experince - onling dating sites is a good platform to practise your skill: Also I can advise you Nick Notas blog, I found out good things there, but they are more about short-term relationships: Finally, wish you all true love, guys!
Thanks for the comment Andy, but the site you linked to had to be removed, it issued a malware warning]. Thanks for sharing, Andy! I agree that "be yourself" is such a common piece of advice that's often misunderstood or misinterpreted. And yeah, I also agree that experience is important, though I'd lean more towards emphasizing "social experience" rather than "dating experience" in particular.
Idk about all of this, but I think I figured it out awhile ago. Women are very unique and there is only one thing that all of them have in common.
Women want to get what they want without having to ask. They could want anything time with you, an open ear, shows of affection, to be left alone for awhile, etc , but the key is them knowing that you know them well enough to know what they want without having to be told. I'm young and I know I could be wrong, but I'm extremely observant and this has served me well. Pretty much every other bit of advice I've heard about women in general is crap.
Just my two cents. I don't know about that. I personally know women who don't fit that generalization and I also know several men who behave that way.
It's certainly a common trait, but I wonder if it's more of a human trait than it is a woman trait. There was a lot of good material on 'how to be a man' and things like that. The men attending the seminars, there were thousands of them, had paid out thousands to attend and near the end of the series there are video of world-renowned pick up artists.
One guy interviewed was a blonde long haired rocker-type with tight leather jeans, cowboy boots, super-tanned, whiter than white teeth and brightly coloured tropical shirt and he was close to being the No 1 PUA in the world and he was asked 'what's the one secret you'd share that all men could do with knowing' and he replies 'Act like you don't care; if you look like you're disinterested you'll be attractive to the woman'.
Watching this I couldn't help thinking 'so those guys spending weeks and thousands learning this stuff should act like they 'don't care'? How ironic is that! In your article you've given a couple of examples of women using 'keep 'em keen' tactics but I think the problem for men when using PUA behaviour is they're trying to outwit women who've been using these tactics to sort 'chaff from wheat' for centuries. The number one conversation when a group of women are discussing a new relationship is 'who has control?
I've tried various forms of dating and learned some strange things: I've met women on blind dates who've come out with comments such as 'I'm really ashamed to be seen here with you' and 'if you enter into a relationship with me I will dominate you'. I've had a female stalker who told me her online profile was actually a collection of women who would choose who amongst them would meet up with the 'next one'.
When I tried speed dating, which I did 6 times, I noticed a pattern where out of the 13 women present only two would actually be available with everyone else pretending to be. You'd have 13 single men and then at the end of the night you'd see the groups of women congregate and start nodding, pointing and shaking heads at the men.
When you date a woman, you see, you don't date a woman - you date an entire network of advisors. Working with women means I've had a couple of opportunities to form friendships and this would be my favourite way of meeting a woman but I've found the moment they know you're 'interested' in that way they do an overnight personality change and either suddenly your colleagues are aware of the stalker in the room or the woman is telling you she has a collection of men she's sleeping with and you'll have to accept it to be added to the list that lady was a social worker or they suddenly start lying and playing mind games doing such things as going on holidays with boyfriends they've told you they haven't got.
I think the problem for a man attempting to use 'negging' and the like is he's trying to do it to people who do it without thinking about doing it because they are the 'desired' sex. Men desire; women desire to be desired - that's what's really happening. The way forward for men generally, I feel, is to stop pursuing women altogether. The 'don't care' message is a literal thing for me and I've learned just to not bother and concentrate on doing things of greater social worth.
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I often see dating advice advising one gender on how to treat another in a derogatory fashion and I'd prefer it if we focused on the idea that there's a person with a gender attached rather than the other way round.
All this complexity in 'dating how to's' has just confused the fact men and women are designed to complement each other not to go to war all the time.
It's the children produced by these half-hearted game-playing relationships I feel sorry for. Any relationship, romantic or not, built on a struggle for power is bound to snap.
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What happened to common interest? I think that still happens often but we just don't hear about it. The kind of people who are self-aware enough to spot common interest and the kind of people who need the Internet's dating advice Honestly Joel I'm very much an introvert, that has friends on IM's and tried my luck with some. One of the ladies I'm a guy found me interesting and we are married today. Sometimes we need to tempt fate and live and learn with and from our choices. This is depressing because nothing anyone has said here is any different than I heard years ago.
Sad that with all the changes in our world that people are still clueless on how to meet. People are not clueless. They just can't accept the fact that there ain't no secret formula. So they keep trying all kinds of weird ass tricks instead of just "meet and greet. Yup, you're both right. People are always looking for shortcuts and magic. The only thing that changes are the details I have been listening to Tom Leykis and his Leykis course on how to get laid for little money.
Its not a PUA. Its just common time tested method that works. It doesn't pay t be the nice guy.