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It's Just a F***ing Date Audiobook
It's Just a F***ing Date
Written by: 
Greg Behrendt, Amiira Ruotola
Narrated by: 
Greg Behrendt, Amiira Ruotola
It's Just a F***ing Date Audiobook

It's Just a F***ing Date

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Publisher's Summary

A fun and funny guide to dating from the New York Times best-selling authors of It's Called a Breakup Because It's Broken and He's Just Not That Into You.

Why does dating have to be so hard? It doesn’t! Stop trying to out-game the system and relax. It's Just a Fucking Date presents the tools, not the rules, for bringing back the art of the date. The ordeals of 21st-century dating, from online dating and hooking up to pulling the plug when it isn’t working, will soon be easy to navigate. With tips to define what is and isn’t a date, how to get asked out, and setting your own dating standards, dating won’t seem old-fashioned, it will be fun. Best-selling authors Greg Behrendt and Amiira Ruotola return to the minefield of modern relationships with this revised and updated edition.

©2013 Greg Behrendt & Amiira Ruotola (P)2013 Audible Inc.

What the Critics Say

"The book is jam-packed with straight-talking tips on how to bag your man, and quite frankly, we can’t put it down." (The Sun)

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    susan warren 07-02-14 Member Since 2012
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    "Profound! Entertaining! Life-changing! Funny!"
    Would you listen to It's Just a F***ing Date again? Why?

    I've listened over and over again to ensure their message, "It's Just a f**ing Date" is tattooed on my brain. Greg and Amira hilariously explain and model every step a gal should take to that right man. Their easy methods for nudging a man into a pursuer come to life especially when Amira acts them out. Greg, her husband, knows how guys really think. He also knows how women tend to idealize love and give into their emotions too quickly freaking men out. He sincerely wants us to act in our own best interest and speaks as if he is an older wiser loving brother. Anyway, men are meant to pursue. This book teaches how to light the trail for the right man to catch us.


    What other book might you compare It's Just a F***ing Date to and why?

    Their style is unique and magical as they switch narration back and forth making it feel like a personal conversation. It compares in tone to "Why Your Not Married Yet," and "You Are A Badass."


    What does Greg Behrendt and Amiira Ruotola bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    If I had just read this book, I'd miss the personable real tone that brings their message to life.


    What did you learn from It's Just a F***ing Date that you would use in your daily life?

    I've already used the lessons to improve my life. I've come away renewed and clear about who I am on my dating journey and how to make sure I end up with a great guy who wants a great relationship with me. I now know to never settle for a 'hang-out" with a guy but how to easily get asked out while keeping my worth in tact. Just yesterday, I controlled an urge to send an emotional text. It wasn't easy because I was pretty upset, but the amazing thing is: today I was rewarded. He contacted me and was none the wiser that I had had a mini break-down over my own personalizing perception of really- nothing. I'm also proud of pulling myself out of that emotional pit by following the wisdom in this book.


    Any additional comments?

    I hope that this message is heard by all especially my daughter.Thank you Greg and Amira! You really get it. Thank you.

    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
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    Danny Santoro Cincinnati, Ohio 02-24-15
    Danny Santoro Cincinnati, Ohio 02-24-15 Member Since 2015

    Lover of most things fiction.

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    "Good book, but for ladies only!"

    Whether it was a lack of me reading or understanding, I purchased this audiobook and jumped in. While it's interesting, it's extremely geared towards helping women - men won't get nearly as much of a benefit from the book, but it still has some entertaining ideas and it is well read.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Jann Beverly Hills, CA, United States 07-04-14
    Jann Beverly Hills, CA, United States 07-04-14 Member Since 2015
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    "if you read one book about dating, choose this one"

    I have read over and over all of Greg and Amira's books - in fact I read It's Called a Break-Up Because It's Broken so many times I had to replace it. This book has pointed out in the nicest of ways what I have been doing to de-rail my own relationships. I am two months into dating the most remarkable man I have ever met in my life (I am 49) and I have already stopped myself from repeating old bad patterns because of this book. If we get married, I am inviting Greg and Amira to my wedding.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Amazon Customer 06-02-15
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    "Love the shit out of this book!"

    When he said he was in recovery, I was slammed. This couple would be my buddies if I met them.

    No bullshit, just makes sense. Reaffirms what I should have known. I dropped my deal breakers, and am more open to possibilities without the stigma.

    Bless you both.
    I needed to hear this and will listen to it several times... Because I like to make mistakes several times so I need to counteract myself...lol!!!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    shannagen 04-14-15
    shannagen 04-14-15 Member Since 2016
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    "Practical tips"

    loved their practical approach to the dating world.. im going to listen to this all over again.. and i want to test it out...😊

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Nadine Fish St. Joseph, MI United States 03-29-15
    Nadine Fish St. Joseph, MI United States 03-29-15 Member Since 2016

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    "I recommend this book"

    Yes this is worth the time to listen to this book! I recommend that all single women listen to this book.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    R. Hayward Bend, Or USA 03-15-15
    R. Hayward Bend, Or USA 03-15-15 Member Since 2015

    Bend Mom

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    "A must for anyone who dates or wants to!"

    I've listened to this book 4 times already! Common sense strategies to improve you're dating life & your chances of finding a great, long-term relationship. Also very entertaining/funny; written AND narrated by a stand-up comedian & his wife. One of the best books I've read in years!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    KC California 03-07-14
    KC California 03-07-14
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    "Genius! Every single girl MUST read this book!"
    Would you consider the audio edition of It's Just a F***ing Date to be better than the print version?

    Listening to Greg and Amira tell tales of dating and give advice in their own words makes it that much more poignant. And hilarious.


    What other book might you compare It's Just a F***ing Date to and why?

    Great follow-up to "He's Just Not That Into You." Takes dating back to how it is supposed to be - a long, slow, fun way to meet and try out new people and relationships.


    Have you listened to any of Greg Behrendt and Amiira Ruotola ’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    I'm downloading all of their other books immediately. So much fun to listen to these on my commute (while taking copious notes).


    What’s an idea from the book that you will remember?

    Remembering to let go of all the worry and trepidation of dating and realize "it's just a f*cking date" takes so much stress off a girl's plate.


    Any additional comments?

    This book is chock-full of awesome advice for any single girl. They cover a whole myriad of ways on how you're getting in your own way when it comes to dating.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Angie 04-19-16
    Angie 04-19-16
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    "Awesome Read!"

    Very insightful. Lots of real life experiences, straight forward and to the point. Highly recommend!!!

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    HappyVegas 02-14-16
    HappyVegas 02-14-16
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    "Waste of money, so sorry I bought this audiobook."
    Would you try another book from Greg Behrendt and Amiira Ruotola and/or Greg Behrendt and Amiira Ruotola ?

    Not a chance. I found this book to be stupid, stupid, stupid.


    Would you listen to another book narrated by Greg Behrendt and Amiira Ruotola ?

    Doubtful.


    Any additional comments?

    Not very entertaining and the dating "advice" was common sense, at best. So sorry I wasted my money on this audiobook.

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    "Funny, informative, inspiring"

    What a great double act! Greg and Amiira are a hoot! And it's clear that they know what they are talking about.
    When they read some of the letters that they've received, I was initially a bit judgemental. Like, how could people think/behave like that?! It's just a date, after all. Aaaannnd then how many times did I suddenly recall that it was something that I'd done? Let's just say, once or twice, shall we? Thankfully, G&A shared their down to earth advice with such warmth and humour and "we've been there, too", that any self criticism was swiftly averted.
    Having listened to this book, I feel that I now have valuable new insights and perspectives for future dates.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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