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Welcome to the First Date Stories Shop. Here you’ll find a collection of curated items we’ve selected to help you celebrate singledom, feel fabulous and become a more savvy dater. Explore!

BOOKS I SELF-CARE

Books We Enjoy

121 First Dates
By Wendy Newman

Based on years of research and 121 real-life first dates, relationship expert Wendy Newman dishes up practical wisdom for navigating the online dating trenches with grace, efficiency, and a strong dose of humor.

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5_love_languages The Five Love Languages Singles Edition: The Secret that Will Revolutionize Your Relationships
By Gary Chapman

Each person gives and receives love in a certain language and speaking it will strengthen your relationships. This book is intended to help you connect with others in meaningful ways.

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From First Kiss to Forever: A Scientific Approach to Love
By Marisa T. Cohen

This is a fun and humorous, yet scientific, book about relationships that introduces the reader to the fascinating field of relationship science. The chapters examine how people meet, select their mates, and fall in and out of love.

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howtobesingle How to Be Single and Happy: Science-Based Strategies for Keeping Your Sanity While Looking for a Soul Mate
By Jennifer Taitz

This is an empowering, compassionate guide to stop overanalyzing romantic encounters, get over regrets or guilt about past relationships, and identify what you want and need in a partner. It also challenges the most common myths about women and love.

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howtofallinlove How to Fall in Love with Anyone: A Memoir in Essays
By Mandy Len Catron

This insightful and charming memoir was written by the author of the popular NY Times essay, “To Fall in Love with Anyone, Do This,” to explore the romantic myths we create and explain how they limit our ability to achieve and sustain intimacy.

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Is There Still Sex in the City?
By Candace Bushnell

Twenty years after her sharp, seminal first book Sex and the City reshaped the landscape of pop culture and dating with its fly on the wall look at the mating rituals of the Manhattan elite, the trailblazing Candace Bushnell delivers a new book on the wilds and lows of sex and dating after fifty.

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It'snotyou It’s Not You: 27 (Wrong) Reasons You’re Single
By Sara Eckel

There’s no end to other people’s explanations, excuses, and criticism explaining why you haven’t found a partner. In her entertaining book, Eckel creates a strong and empowering argument to understand and accept that there’s no one reason why you’re single—you just are.

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Love at First Site: Tips and Tales for Online Dating Success from a Modern-Day Matchmaker
By Erika Ettin

Dating coach Erika Ettin shows her readers how to increase their odds for connections. Her advice includes pointers for choosing your best profile picture, writing a winning profile, crafting emails that catch someone’s attention, planning the first date, and so much more.

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love_rules Love Rules: How to Find a Real Relationship in a Digital World
By Joanna Coles

Just as there is junk food, there is junk love. And like junk food, junk love is fast, convenient, attractively packaged, widely available, superficially tasty—and leaves you hungering for more.

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Modern Love, Revised and Updated: True Stories of Love, Loss, and Redemption
By Daniel Jones

Delve into the most popular, provocative, and unforgettable essays from the past fifteen years of the New York Times “Modern Love” column—including stories from the Amazon Prime TV series.

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never_chase Never Chase Men Again
By Bruce Bryans

If a man doesn’t take you seriously, he may just have a good time with you. This book was designed to show women how men appraise female behavior in order to determine a woman’s level of self-respect and therefore, her value as a romantic partner.

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wired_dating Wired for Dating: How Understanding Neurobiology and Attachment Style Can Help You Find Your Ideal Mate
By Stan Tatkin

In the age of online dating, finding a real connection can seem more daunting than ever! This book offers simple, proven-effective principles drawn from neuroscience and attachment theory to help you find the perfect mate.

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BOOKS I SELF-CARE

SELF-CARE PRODUCTS WE LOVE

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Aromatherapy Essential Oil + Copper Diffuser Gift Set
By Bushberry Mist

With the scented oil vaporizer, you receive four delicious smelling oils. Each proprietary blend was specially formatted to entice the senses and boost overall mood. The LED light helps create a stunning ambiance in any room that smells as wonderful as it looks.

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Collective Hearts_ (002) Collective Hearts

Collective Hearts is dedicated to spreading love through their heart-shaped jewelry. Handcrafted in California, their jewelry comes with a wildflower seeded heart to inspire more love, and supports a Children’s Home in Haiti, lovingly built by the company’s founder. Treat yourself to the gift that keeps on giving.

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vases (002) Affirmation Stem Vases
By Kidoodles

Put these charming ceramic vases on your desk, in your bathroom, or where ever you’ll easily see them to bring floral beauty and positive affirmations into your home.

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facial_mask Face Eye Mask Gel Cold Pack
By Perfecore

The ultimate pain therapy. Get instant restoration for acute and chronic ailments. Soft touch over the face cover is included – perfect for sleeping. The included reusable gel packs are great for first aid or for home, school, or office use.

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naipo_massage Massage Pillow Neck Back Massager with Heat
By Naipo

Enjoy this incredible massage pillow in your home, your car, or on a trip. The four Deep-Kneading Shiatsu Massage Nodes mimic a real massage therapist’s hands and can work wonders on your neck, lower and upper back, shoulder, lumbar, waist, leg, calf, foot, etc.

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voluspa_japonica Voluspa Japonica Warm Tones Pedestal Glass Candle Gift Set, 2.5 ounces each
By Voluspa

These lovely gems will fill your rooms with the beautiful, exotic aromas. Enjoy Goji Tarocco Orange, Persimmon & Copal, Baltic Amber and Gilt Pomander & Hinoki.

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Wish For You Trinket Dish
By Kidoodles

This dish is filled with wonderful life-affirming wishes for you or people you care about. It can be used for jewelry, keys, change, candy, or kept clear so the sentiments can be enjoyed every day.

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large_3450_quote_dish_blue Dancing in the Rain Dish
By Kidoodles

Reading this dish will bring a smile to your face on days where everything is going well, and will motivate you on the days when things are not.  It can be a home for jewelry, keys, change, candy or something else you cherish.

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large_3895_Dem_giving_shawl Giving Shawl
By Kidoodles

The Giving Shawl is a gift of love you can give to yourself or anyone you want to comfort and make feel loved. Each shawl is crafted from sumptuously soft fabric designed for soothing comfort.

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  • Boundaries in Dating: How Healthy Choices Grow Healthy Relationships

    Rules for Romance That Can Help You Find the Love of Your Life Between singleness and marriage lies the journey of dating. Want to make your road as smooth as possible? Set and maintain healthy boundaries–boundaries that will help you grow in freedom, honesty, and self-control.If many of your dating experiences have been difficult, Boundaries in Dating could revolutionize the way you handle relationships. Even if you’re doing well, the insights you’ll gain from this much-needed book can help you fine-tune or even completely readjust important areas of your dating life. Written by the authors of the bestselling book Boundaries, Boundaries in Dating is your road map to the kind of enjoyable, rewarding dating that can take you from weekends alone to a lifetime with the soul mate you’ve longed for.

  • From First Kiss to Forever

    From First Kiss to Forever: A Scientific Approach to Love is a fun and humorous, yet scientific, book about relationships. This book introduces the reader to relationship science. The chapters examine how people meet, select their mates, and fall in and out of love.

  • Never Chase Men Again: 38 Dating Secrets to Get the Guy, Keep Him Interested, and Prevent Dead-End Relationships

    Discover How to Get the Guy You Want and Avoid Dead-End
    Relationships

    If a man doesn’t take you seriously he may feel compelled to have a good time with you. Unfortunately, this good time will last until you finally realize you’re being taken for a ride or until Mr. Time-Waster moves on to the woman he REALLY wants.

    In cases like this, what a woman really requires are two things: a healthy amount of self-respect and a set of “player-proof” dating rules that will allow her to make wise dating decisions as she navigates the treacherous territory of finding Mr. Right.

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    Lollipop biscuit soufflé. Cotton candy tart tart candy jelly chocolate toffee powder chocolate cake. Oat cake lemon drops apple pie sesame snaps. Jelly beans cotton candy powder caramels cupcake halvah. Chocolate brownie soufflé chocolate cake. Toffee cake pastry bear claw jujubes. Oat cake croissant sugar plum croissant gummies chocolate bar powder chocolate gummi bears. Toffee muffin brownie sweet marshmallow marzipan apple pie. Chupa chups tiramisu sweet roll sugar plum. Liquorice muffin gummi bears fruitcake marshmallow.

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    Lollipop biscuit soufflé. Cotton candy tart tart candy jelly chocolate toffee powder chocolate cake. Oat cake lemon drops apple pie sesame snaps. Jelly beans cotton candy powder caramels cupcake halvah. Chocolate brownie soufflé chocolate cake. Toffee cake pastry bear claw jujubes. Oat cake croissant sugar plum croissant gummies chocolate bar powder chocolate gummi bears. Toffee muffin brownie sweet marshmallow marzipan apple pie. Chupa chups tiramisu sweet roll sugar plum. Liquorice muffin gummi bears fruitcake marshmallow.

  • Wired for Dating: How Understanding Neurobiology and Attachment Style Can Help You Find Your Ideal Mate

    In the age of online dating, finding a real connection can seem more daunting than ever! So, why not stack the odds of finding the right person in your favor? This book offers simple, proven-effective principles drawn from neuroscience and attachment theory to help you find the perfect mate.

    Everybody wants someone to love and spend time with, and searching for your ideal partner is a natural and healthy human tendency. Just about everyone dates at some point in their lives, yet few really understand what they’re doing or how to get the best results. In Wired for Dating, psychologist and relationship expert Stan Tatkin—author of Wired for Love—offers powerful tips based in neuroscience and attachment theory to help you find a compatible mate and go on to create a fabulous relationship.