Friday, March 6, 2009

Rules Schmules


So in 1995, I along with all my friends went out and bought "The Rules". This small little book held all the secrets to find a husband (I won't dwell on the fact that one of the authors got herself divorced..). It basically is a book about playing hard to get. Since I just had another birthday as a single girl, I broke out my copy to brush up on some of the famous rules and have decided that an updated version is needed to keep up with technology. Texting has changed everything! If you text first, is it as bad as calling a boy? If you give a new guy your phone humber and he texts you before calling, is that rude? I have one friend that will not text back someone new until he calls first. If you start that habit, why would he call if he could just text? The last time I tried applying one of the rules with a boy I liked, the technology trumped me. When I tried to act like I didn't know he had called since he did not leave a message, he knew (since we had the same blackberry) that I would have seen his missed call before I cleared my screen. So annoying! So I think the two most important, yet painful rules to keep in mind are It's a fantasy relationship unless a man asks you out and If he doesn't call, he isn't interested, period. Ouch!

4 comments:

Kappa Prep said...

Oh, I should invest in a copy of this book even it is a bit old fashioned. I have another great book by Janis Spindel that you might like. It is new and modern and has great advice for us single ladies!

Meggers said...

I have to agree, The Rules needs to come out with a new, high-tech version that deals with texting, facebook, and other aspects of dating now.

QueenBeeSwain said...

LOVE the rules. LOVE.

kHm

Tatiana said...

I need to borrow this book from you!