The Science of Single

The Science of Single

One Woman's Grand Experiment in Modern Dating, Creating Chemistry, and Finding Love

Book - 2011
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'You will undoubtedly nod and smile at the universality of Machacek's roller-coaster dating experiences.'
- EVAN MARC KATZ, dating coach and author of Why You're Still Single

Washington, D.C., resident Rachel Machacek has been dating since her teenage years, and she still hasn't met the right guy. After years of hoping to make a connection, Rachel couldn't help but wonder if there was another course of action. Perhaps a more dedicated, less slipshod, more scientific way of finding love.
With warmth, insight, and a terrific sense of humor, Rachel tackles the world of dating with a journalist's eye and a scientist's curiosity. She committed a year of her dating life to trying every mainstream (and not-so-mainstream) method of meeting potential mates, from singles events and dating coaches, to speed dating and online personals. After each trial, she weighed the pros and cons. As a result, Rachel met men. Lots of men . And although she started the experiment with hopes of finding the right one, what she learns and shares in the process is unexpected, heartwarming, and infinitely more exciting.

'Even while rooting for Machacek to find love, I was secretly hoping her search would be long and arduous and last forever. The way she writes about her disastrous dates complete with nicknames for her potential suitors, is hilarious, highly entertaining, and oh so relatable.'
- CATHY ALTER, author of Up for Renewal- What Magazines Taught Me About Love, Sex, and Starting Over

Publisher: New York : Riverhead Books, 2011
ISBN: 9781594484964
Branch Call Number: 306.8153 MAC 2011 B 22
Characteristics: viii, 246 p. ; 21 cm


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hgeng63 Oct 11, 2012

Tale of one woman's dating journey--not really scientific. Only if you have nothing else to read.

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