Be Your Own Dating Coach - Treat Yourself to theUltimate Relationship Makeover
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A relationship coach in a book

Ever wondered why you make the same dating mistakes time after time? What seemed so promising at first simply dwindled into yet another disappointment. Or do you rarely get beyond the first or second date? Do you yearn for a long-term relationship but find yourself drifting from relationship to relationship? Or do you feel trapped when you really just want to have fun?

Taking a step back from your busy life while taking a good yet honest and dispassionate look at yourself is never easy. Be Your Own Dating Coach is an upbeat, positive and humorous look at understanding yourself better, increasing your self-esteem, having more fun and getting the relationships you want and deserve. In short, it will show you how to coach yourself to a better love life.  Written in two halves, one for men and one for women.


Jo Hemmings is a trained psychologist and relationships consultant for women’s magazines including Glamour and Cosmopolitan.  Her work has also appeared in the Daily Mail and other national press.  She has appeared on a number of TV programmes, including BBC’s Kilory, and on numerous radio shows; she is a regular contributor on Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour.  She is the author of three books The Dating Game (Oct 03), The Little Black Book (May 04) and Women and Shoes (September 04).  All published by New Holland. `The Dating Game’ was extracted in The Sun and TheMirror




1. Dating Versus Relationships.

2. Breathing Space.

3. Recognizing What You Really Want.

4. Self-Esteem and Self-Confidence.

5. Your Dating Makeover.

6. Communication.

7. Chemistry, Compatibility And Sex.

8. Dating Language to Suit You.

9. Other was to Find Your Date.

10. Dating Versus Relationships.

11. Breathing Space.

12. Recognizing What You Really Want.

13. Self-Esteem and Self-Confidence.

14. Your Dating Makeover.

15. Communication.

16. Chemistry, Compatibility And Sex.

17. Dating Language to Suit You.

18. Other was to Find Your Date.

Further Reading.



"...a must have for guys and gals who need a little help when it comes to dating..." (Star Magazine, July 2005)

"...essential there's no excuse for either sex to make any fatal faux-pas..." (OK! July 2005)

"...easy-to-read book dispenses advice to both sexes...a worthy read if you're raw in the 'meat market'..."