All told, it encouraged women to be a bit more cynical about their happily-ever- afters. When I ring them for our interview, both Fein and Schneider's phones refuse to accept my call because my number comes up as blocked.
" To them, is not about manipulation; it's about preventing women from making avoidable dating mistakes and getting hurt because of them. In their opinion, "feminism is about equal pay for equal work, owning a condo, or running a marathon," says Sherrie.S., and was soon reprinted in 18 different languages." relies on a very traditional sense of what love and courtship are," says writer, speaker, and technologist Samhita Mukhopadhyay. In February 1995, a new dating book hit shelves, claiming to offer "time-tested secrets for capturing the heart of Mr.Right." It became a national best seller, teaching women all over the world how to snag a man, keep him on the line, and reel that sucker all the way to the altar.Authors Sherrie Schneider and Ellen Fein took a wise and biting tone with readers, outlining such unbreakable principles as, "Always end phone calls first," and "be a From the start, the book had its critics — those who called out the book as an anti-feminist, "goose-step guide to dating." Indeed, the entire program hinged on the concept of men as dimwitted hunters and women as the elusive, shiny-haired bait.