(And it's brave, funny, and smart to boot.) – Anna Holmes, founder of and editor of Hell Hath No Fury: Women's Letters from the End of the Affair.
Thankfully, there are thousands upon thousands of books out there to help you through it. The majority are well-informed, sure, but some of them are just plain confusing.
Aged 32 and single, Willard Foxton decided to set himself the challenge of trying as many dating websites as possible, to up his chances of finding the perfect partner.
He certainly met some interesting types, but did he discover The One?
There's nothing quite like being introduced to people as "This is Willard – the guy the bridesmaid stood up" to make you feel about a foot tall.
I didn't even get the pleasure of being the most tragic story at the wedding, as one other guest's boyfriend had confessed to being gay on the flight over and subsequently ended up copping off with the vicar at the reception.
“Amy Webb found her true love after a search that's both charmingly romantic and relentlessly data-driven.
Anyone who uses online dating sites must read her funny, fascinating book.”—Gretchen Rubin, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Happiness Project After yet another disastrous date, Amy Webb was “Amy Webb found her true love after a search that's both charmingly romantic and relentlessly data-driven.We collected the 13 weirdest dating books we could find, all the while shuddering at the idea of people actually reading them in search of tips for their love lives. Would you peruse any of these titles for some dating advice? 40 million people in the US have tried Internet dating, which means 40 million people have probably gone on some pretty crappy dates.Getting back to the UK and taking stock, I realised my circle of single friends had dwindled as I'd got older, and I didn't want to date someone at work, as that's always struck me as complicated and potentially disastrous.I outlined my dilemma to my boss and she suggested I try online dating.Not a Match: My True Tales of Online Dating Disasters is about one guy who experienced more than his fair share.