Essentially, The New Rules deals with social media and our increased interconnectivity by ignoring it all and pretending humanity was at a comms high around the time Rapunzel was locked up in that tower Ellen Fein and Sherrie Schneider practice what they preach.As authors of the dating guide that became a phenomenon – referenced in Sex and the City, and updated this year to include advice on how to date in the digital age – they achieved global fame for being women that know what men want.
I’ve compiled a few of the messages I think are worth considering—as long as you keep your beautiful head of bouncy curls. Wait at least four hours before responding to the first message text message.
Essentially, The New Rules deals with social media and our increased interconnectivity by ignoring it all and pretending humanity was at a comms high around the time Rapunzel was locked up in that tower.
The advice, which ranges from micro-management to maternal instruction, takes the tone of a maiden aunt.
"These days, it doesn't matter whether a guy calls, texts or emails to ask you out," goes one of their hymeneal homilies, "as long as he asks you right." "Technology is great," continues Schneider. But it's the overuse of technology that is the problem. They're addicted to answering guys back in nanoseconds and they're not getting dates.
They're getting more texts and Facebook messages and no dates." "They're writing on guys' walls, friending their cousins and scaring them away," adds Fein.