Finding the right guy is often a trial and error process, during which you’re bound to encounter more than a few big red flags. From not introducing you as his girlfriend, to calling his mom for help with every decision, a guy’s behavior can offer valuable lessons of what you don’t want in a boyfriend.
The Little Black Book of Big Red Flags explains all those relationship warning signs you totally spotted, but chose to ignore, combining what-the-heck-was-I-thinking?! tales of dating disaster along with advice on how to handle similar situations in your own relationship. Once you’re aware of some of the red-flag-worthy problems men display, you can evaluate what you’re okay with, what you’re so not okay with, and, hopefully, gain a better understanding of what kind of man, and relationship, will work best for you.
Adapted from the blog (BigRedFlags.com) founded by the book’s authors, The Little Black Book of Big Red Flags was inspired by the downright dreadful dudes they’ve encountered and, of course, the big red flags these men presented. No matter how completely insensible you may have been at certain points during your romantic career, you’re not alone–a lot of women have had similarly dicey dating pasts. With this book you’ll learn a little, laugh a lot, and improve your dating dexterity so that you don’t get stuck in another big red flag situation.
Paperback: 256 pages
Publisher: Adams Media (June 18, 2011)
“Splendid book! I love it!” –E. Jean Carroll, advice columnist for ELLE magazine
“Though these three twenty somethings have been blinded by love in the past, their hindsight is perfectly keen…The Little Black Book enumerates dating portents with moxie.” –Marie Claire
“The Little Black Book of Big Red Flags [is] essentially the dating guide for the Sex and the City generation. Take the [authors'] advice…they could save you a lot of time and heartache. –Jill Dobson, CBS’s The Early Show
“This captivating book is based on an abundance of bad date anecdotes pulled together at BigRedFlags.com. While the book offers warnings for single women, it is primarily a fun, somewhat voyeuristic window into the disastrous side of the dating world.” –Library Journal
“The Little Black Book of Big Red Flags may very well become the dating girls’ handbook. Run out and get a copy of the book before you say yes, or no, to your next date, ladies!” –Examiner.com
“According to a new book called The Little Black Book of Big Red Flags: ‘How a guy treats you right after sex can be just as important as how he treats you during it.’ It’s so true!” –Michael Musto, The Village Voice
“Funny and engaging yet brutally honest, The Little Black Book of Big Red Flags marries useful advice and startling stories that will assure readers they’re not alone in the often-rocky quest to find Prince Charming.” –YourTango.com
“The Little Black Book of Big Red Flags can help you understand women, which will help you get dates and help you get laid, and if you’re really special, get laid on your dates.” –MTV’s Clutch Blog
“Dating gurus Natasha Burton, Julie Fishman and Meagan McCrary tell it like it is for dating newbies and experienced romantics alike. These writers break the tired self-help, pity-party mold.” –The Philadelphia Tribune
“From bad boys to the emotionally infantile, these women manage to dish it out on the warning signs many women ignore. They find fun, light-hearted ways to talk about these tender topics in a blunt, honest tone.” –The Frederick News-Post