Written by Amy Waterman and Marie Forleo – Make Every Man Want You MORE
A long, long time ago, the path from courtship to marriage was clear.
Women waited for men to ask them out, allowed men to pay for every date, and breathlessly anticipated a marriage proposal.
Back then, the rules of courtship were clearly defined. There were things a woman did … and things she should NEVER do. Only a vulgar and shameless woman would pursue a man.
Many of today’s so-called “time-tested secrets” for meeting and attracting Mr. Right come from that era, an age in which men were MEN, and women were WOMEN, and gender roles kept them an arms-length apart.
Playing by those rules today isn’t just old-fashioned; it’s just plain limiting.
Today, we as women have more freedom than at any other time in human history. We can work in whatever job we want, live wherever we want, and date whomever we want! Why, then, would we willingly step back under the yoke of courtship Do’s and Don’ts designed in a culture that’s long past and good riddance?
Because, in the often-confusing modern dating world, rules make us feel safe. Do’s and Don’ts can keep us from making mistakes. Dating “rules” (like ending a phone call first, or not accepting a weekend date after Wednesday) can prevent us from getting rejected.
Or can they?
If you keep yourself from doing certain things around men and make yourself do others based on FEAR that you’ll make a mistake or FEAR that he’ll reject you, then you’re setting the foundation for a relationship based on insecurity.
It’s the same error our grandmothers and great-grandmothers made so many years ago: they looked to the MEN to define whether they were in a relationship, what form it would take, and how long it would last.
As a result, the only way women were able to influence the outcome was through indirect means – such being mysterious, playing “hard to get,” and not letting on how they felt – to get what they wanted.
Today, it’s wonderful that men and women both can be so open, honest, and direct about topics that were taboo just a few generations before. But with this freedom comes power … and a great deal of confusion.
Even though the old rules were restricting, at least they gave us the confidence of familiarity. We knew what to do. We knew what the man’s role was, and we knew what the woman’s role was.
But if men and women each have an equal say in dating and relationships, then who is supposed to make the next move … and what even IS the next move?
The old dating Do’s and Don’ts simply are not flexible enough to account for the way society has changed and the diversity of cultures that exists.
That’s why I believe it is so important that we develop a new paradigm for dating and relationships that reflects who we are as modern women in a modern dating world.
That’s why Amy Waterman, author of How to Be Irresistible to Men, and Marie Forleo, author of Make Every Man Want You, got together to produce a dating course unlike any other.
They set out to show how women can find out what to do in ANY dating situation, in a way that’s appropriate, effortless, and completely IRRESISTIBLE … all without resorting to outdated Do’s and Don’t that may not even apply to them!
Their collaboration resulted in the riveting audio program, Make Every Man Want You MORE Over the six-lesson course, Amy and Marie lay out the essential tools every modern woman needs in a modern dating world, what it takes to move a relationship along from casual to committed, how to navigate tricky dating areas like communication, sex, “baggage” from your past, and more.
Single women today can feel enormously pressured to live up to a high standard in ALL areas of their life, from their careers to their appearance to their love life.
If you don’t want to settle for anything less than excellence in life AND love, then Make Every Man Want You More will teach you how to effortlessly and flawlessly achieve your goals.
Find out more by going to: Make Every Man Want You More
Marie Forleo is the founder of The Good Life. She has been coaching for over 7 years and is a founding member of Coachville and trained by Coach University. Her book Make Every Man Want You: How To Be So Damn Irresistible You’ll Barely Keep From Dating Yourself! is now available online.
After graduating as Valedictorian of Seton Hall University with a bachelor’s degree in business finance, she worked as trading assistant on the floor of the NYSE and for several years at Condé Nast Publications before launching her own personal coaching business.
In addition to The Good Life, Marie is also an accomplished dancer/choreographer and health & fitness expert. She is a NIKE Sponsored Athlete and Master trainer and has worked with MTV, VH1, Prevention Magazine, Women’s Health Magazine and Self Magazine, has appeared in countless dance fitness videos and leads classes at Crunch and NYU’s Atlantic Theater Acting Company.
Her weekly dating and relationship advice reaches forty thousand women across the world, and she works with life coaches, clinical psychologists, and other online dating and relationships experts to craft each information-packed program in the 000Relationships Network.
With a master’s degree in writing and extensive experience in cross-cultural relationships, Amy has distilled the complex process of searching for the perfect mate down to the universal theme of creating real love from the chaos of infatuation’s end. With an understanding of how relationships evolve and the biological differences between the sexes, women can feel empowered to make better choices in their dating lives.