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Author Gottlieb, Lori.
Title Marry him : the case for settling for Mr. Good Enough / Lori Gottlieb.
Published New York, NY : Dutton, c2010.
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 Learning Commons Bestsellers  HQ1206 .G718 2010    IN LIBRARY
Description 322 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents Prologue: Husband store -- Part 1: How Did We Get Here? -- Dating trenches -- Romantic comedy that predicted my future -- How feminism fucked up my love life -- Speed dating disaster -- Part 2: From Fantasy To Reality -- Older and wanting to be wiser -- $3500 for love -- What versus the why -- Mondays with Evan-session one: the percentages -- It's not him, it's you -- Part 3: Making Smarter Choices -- Don't be picky, be happy -- Mondays with Evan-session two: the wrong assumptions -- Men who got away -- Pulling another Sheldon -- Mondays with Evan-session three: the lowdown on alpha males -- What first dates really tell us -- Are women pickier than men? -- Part 4: What Really Matters -- Mondays with Evan-session four: wants versus needs -- Business of love -- Love at 27th sight -- Mondays with Evan-session five: the chemistry to compatibility ratio -- Dump the list, not the guy -- Part 5: Putting It All Together -- Good enough marriage -- Visit with the rabbi -- Claire's story-getting over myself -- Alexandra's story-Mr Right in front of me -- Hilary's story-finding what I needed -- My story-a dating public service announcement -- Epilogue: Where they are now -- Acknowledgments.
Summary By looking at everything from culture to biology, in "Marry Him" Gottlieb frankly explores the dilemma that so many women today seem to face--how to reconcile the strong desire for a husband and family with a list of must-haves so long and complicated that many great guys get rejected out of the gate.
Subject Women -- Psychology.
Man-woman relationships -- United States.
Mate selection -- United States.
Alternate Title Case for settling for Mr. Good Enough
ISBN 0525951512
OCLC number 426801022