How to Not Die Alone

How to Not Die Alone : The Surprising Science That Will Help You Find Love

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A "must-read" (The Washington Post) funny and practical guide to help you find, build, and keep the relationship of your dreams.

Have you ever looked around and wondered, "Why has everyone found love except me?" You're not the only one. Great relationships don't just appear in our lives--they're the culmination of a series of decisions, including whom to date, how to end it with the wrong person, and when to commit to the right one. But our brains often get in the way. We make poor decisions, which thwart us on our quest to find lasting love.

Drawing from years of research, behavioral scientist turned dating coach Logan Ury reveals the hidden forces that cause those mistakes. But awareness on its own doesn't lead to results. You have to actually change your behavior. Ury shows you how.

This "simple-to-use guide" (Lori Gottlieb, New York Times bestselling author of Maybe You Should Talk to Someone) focuses on a different decision in each chapter, incorporating insights from behavioral science, original research, and real-life stories. You'll learn:
-What's holding you back in dating (and how to break the pattern)
-What really matters in a long-term partner (and what really doesn't)
-How to overcome the perils of online dating (and make the apps work for you)
-How to meet more people in real life (while doing activities you love)
-How to make dates fun again (so they stop feeling like job interviews)
-Why "the spark" is a myth (but you'll find love anyway)

This "data-driven" (Time), step-by-step guide to relationships, complete with hands-on exercises, is designed to transform your life. How to Not Die Alone will help you find, build, and keep the relationship of your dreams.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 352 pages
  • 152 x 231 x 30mm | 590g
  • English
  • Illustrations, unspecified
  • 1982120622
  • 9781982120627
  • 1,183,660

Review Text

"Why have you not found love? Logan Ury's How to Not Die Alone speaks to truths that your friends won't tell you. With a unique voice that offers clarity, action, and results, Ury's book promises to be a definitive guide for a generation navigating the murky waters of modern love." ESTHER PEREL, bestselling author of Mating in Captivity and The State of Affairs and host of the podcast "Where Should We Begin?"
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"This book wisely reminds us that finding and holding on to love is not a mysterious divinely apportioned gift, it's a skill that can be taught and learnt by us all. Past failure does not have to be any indicator of future success--with this compelling book in hand."--ALAIN DE BOTTON, author of The Course of Love
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About Logan Ury

Behavioral scientist turned dating coach Logan Ury is an internationally recognized expert on modern love. As the Director of Relationship Science at the dating app Hinge, Logan leads a research team dedicated to helping people find love. After studying psychology at Harvard, she ran Google's behavioral science team--the Irrational Lab--and created the popular interview series "Talks at Google: Modern Romance." She is a 2018 TED Resident. Logan lives in the Bay Area with her husband, Scott. She credits her relationship success to the techniques outlined in How to Not Die Alone. Learn more at LoganUry.com or follow her @LoganUry.
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