Dating a survival guide from the frontlines
At a time when the public is so enamored with popular television shows like The Bachelor, Joe Millionaire, and The Bachelorette, this is a delightful little book that young single people could really benefit from and enjoy.
More focused on the activity of dating than her other books, "Dating" delivers down to earth, up-to-date advice on how to survive as a dating bachelor in today's world.In Nad Ali she formed an essential part of the command team.Her knowledge and experience were invaluable – as was her insight, offering a sometimes much needed alternative to our largely male way of thinking.Josey's straight forward, concise and always funny writing style makes this book a very relaxing and instructional bedtime reading.Learn more" href="/gp/product/B01MTJ04P6/ref=swahqp_dropbox? pf_rd_p=2919115602&pf_rd_s=hero-quick-promo-books-atf&pf_rd_t=201&pf_rd_i=1580621767&pf_rd_m=ATVPDKIKX0DER&pf_rd_r=TJ33342JPNE0ZQQ7BKZ8"As a fellow self-help/relationship author, I'm always curious what other people are writing about in my subject matter.The truth is that the notion of the front line has blurred; as modern warfare evolves, so should our ideas.
In Nad Ali I worked with three medics who patrolled with us and came under fire daily. All three were equals, and although their primary role wasn't to fix bayonets, I don't think there is a soldier they served with who would argue against their presence as essential members of our infantry set-up. Sgt Chantelle Taylor, one of the best soldiers I ever served with, who has the dubious honour of being the first female soldier to kill (up close) in Afghanistan.
The situation is the same in the British Armed Forces, where women are excluded from the infantry (and cavalry) for the same (old) reasons: physical difference, negative effect on operational capability, tradition, and the outdated view that they should be spared from the horror of war. When I was serving in Afghanistan as an infantry officer I saw women on the front line every day.
They were there because they are allowed join ‘support’ units (the artillery, engineers or medical corps).
I like the "Dates From Hell" sidebars along with some interesting features and subtitles like: First Date Conversation No-No's (diseases, obsessive behaviors, friends in jail), Top Ten Rejection Lines and What They Mean (I'm not attracted to you in "that way" means I'm not attracted to you, period.), What Is It About Bad Boys, and The One: Why Do Guys Expect To Find a Beautiful Princess.
Here's a book with a lot of potential that needs an expert co-author for more authority, a new catchy title, and better packaging (Sex and the City-type colors/graphics).
The six-week BBC challenge has plunged 29 of Britain's fittest men and women headfirst into intensive army-style forces training, in which, as the blurb puts it, "they're pushed beyond their mental and physical limits by battle-hardened veterans from the world's toughest special forces." In the first week's action, the competitors were forced to sit in freezing sea waters for hours as part of traditional Navy Seal training, with the weakest identified and expelled by tough-as-nail operatives.