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Offers humorous yet practical advice and comfort for women experiencing the end of a relationship, discussing the pitfalls of breaking up, returning to the world of dating, and how to avoid making the same mistake twice
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Addressed to women, this urbane guide to the fine art of ending relationships packs a laugh a minute into its brittle but perceptive pointers. Capsule analyses of the complexities of male-female relationships include case studies of such figures as Homer's Penelope (who "singlehandedly inspired Marabel Morgan to pen her famous Total Woman formula"). Overbeck ( The Whole Birth Catalogue ) does not ignore the pain of a spouse's or lover's desertion or the discomforts of the dating scene, but her witty checklists--e.g., for determining the deadly problems in a relationship or the extent of an obsession--quizzes and rolls of dos and don'ts spoof the conventional self-help genre even as they deliver sound advice. Her light style is sure to bolster the heartbroken: "Your mother, in particular, will take it very hard. She has always seen your romantic life in terms of oceanography. . . . 'There's more than one fish in the sea.' However, now that you're planning to cut bait, the food chain has gone into sudden decline and, lo and behold, the sea is now 99.6 percent fish-free."
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Book Description -. Paperback. Condition: Very Good. Love Stinks: The Romantic's Guide to Breaking Up without Breaking Down This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering. The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged. This book has clearly been well maintained and looked after thus far. Money back guarantee if you are not satisfied. See all our books here, order more than 1 book and get discounted shipping. Seller Inventory # 7719-9780006377207
Book Description Fontana, 1991. Condition: Good. First Edition. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Seller Inventory # GRP111894994
Book Description Fontana, 1991. Condition: Good. First Edition. Ships from the UK. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Seller Inventory # GRP111945227
Book Description Harpercollins Publishers (Harper Collins), Hammersmith, England, 1991. Paperback. Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Not Applicable. Second Edition. Paperback, Second Edition, 150gms, 189 pages. From the warning signs that your relationship is going down the pan to what it's really like out there on the comeback trail, Love Stinks offers sympathetic and very funny advice on life after heartbreak. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, mild page discolouration to most pages, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title you're looking for - why not ask us direct. With over 30,000 books in stock we can't list them all! Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Seller Inventory # SELREL23
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