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The official start of spring is less than a month away. You're almost there, friends. You've almost survived another cold, gray winter. And with the new season on its way, you're probably thinking about all of the springtime activities you can't wait to get into. If dusting off your Tinder profile and getting back on the dating train is one such activity, well, I salute you. But you're probably going to need some advice if you want to make sure that this spring fling is more successful than some of your past attempts. And you don't have to look any further than nonfiction books about dating.
But in case you missed the memo: We are so excited. Poehler, who made us practically pee our pants in SNL and converted us to waffle-lovers via Parks and Recreation , allegedly reveals a lot of funny, heartfelt, and personal things in her memoir. Poehler shares details about her first pregnancy and how her doctor died of a heart attack the night before she was due. Hurry up. We are so tired. Tons of women have hilariously bared their souls in the written form. Here are 11 of my absolute favorites:.
My personal feelings on how to date in your 20s are mixed. I know I'm doing something right when I can power through a night drinking cocktails with a stranger who spends an hour detailing the intricacies of his dental work on a Monday night For the record, there was nothing wrong with the teeth guy. He was just more vanilla than a Mr. Softee ice cream cone. But solidarity comes in many forms, and reading books about dating in your 20s have made me feel better about all the conversations I've had about dental work on dates over the years. We all know that dating in your 20s is a different experience today than it has been in generations past — your parents, grandparents, and the checkout lady at the grocery store have all already reminded you of that.
Sometimes, the books that celebrate being single are funny memoirs. Other times , they're historical accounts of empowered alpha women who rose through the.
i m an awful person
What gives? Being single is, like, kind of incredible. Did I do something wrong? Not that there's anything wrong with being in a relationship either, but being single should be embraced. It should be celebrated.
Personally, my taste in breakup books is very particular. As time went on, my scope widened a bit, but the best breakup books , in my opinion, all have this in common: They allow you to escape, but not in a mindless way. The book starts with a breakup, and while there is an erotic romantic plot with her merman rebound just go with it , this book is definitely anything but saccharine. They seemed to be saying, Look, someone wants me this much. I have safely made it to the other shore. This Buddhist approach to broken-heartedness by meditation teacher Susan Piver is all about learning to sit with the pain of a broken heart.