The premise of The Rules is that, as unfeminist as it sounds, a woman should do absolutely nothing to start a relationship.
The book was translated into 27 languages and helped a generation of women find their Mr Right. Now texting, Facebook, Twitter, Skype and online matchmaking sites have revolutionised the dating landscape.
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Not so, say the authors, who go a step further and command: “Rule #5: Don’t sit or stand next to a guy first or flirt with him first.” But not all guys are pick-up artists. The book reassures: “A shy guy will pretend he likes the pretzels that she is standing next to at a party.
He will figure out a way to meet her, even if he has to trip her to get her attention!
“If you think you know the rules, some new app will come along and reinvent the rule book.” Here’s how to play the game now.