DOES GEORGE CLOONEY EVER NEED COACHING WITH WOMEN?
Women Don't Lie - Men Don't Listen
Success Coach - Doc Love
I’ve been your student for two years now. Your book is probably the best book I’ve
ever read! It’s pretty sad how right you ALWAYS ARE...I’d say about 97% of the time!
The other 3% are either exceptions or bizarre cases that you can’t possibly cover.
I’ve come to the conclusion that some people “get” you and some don’t. I am one
who DOES get you. I understand the concept of Challenge and you’ve helped me with many
The reason I’m writing to you is because I have an idea I think you should consider. I
read your articles in addition to your books and there are lots of things you don’t
write about, very small details that mean a lot. My idea is that you should make your
books even bigger. The idea of more information is fascinating.
For example, recently in an article on Askmen.com you mentioned that “sitting in the
car” is very bad when you’re on a date. I can attest from an experience I had some
weeks before I read that article that you were 100% accurate! Staying in the car too long
was a disaster and messed up a potential relationship. This is the kind of thing I mean,
So here are some things you should add, in my opinion. You should have a section called
“CONVERSATION.” 1) Tell men what to say in conversation, what not to say, and the
different “positive” topics men should discuss with women. In particular, it would be
interesting to have some guidelines for how to conduct phone conversations: what to say,
at what point to say it, when to get off. 2) You should also have a “HUMOR” section
where you give us guys some funny, cocky things to say and comebacks for the girls,
because you have a great sense of humor and many of us still need ideas in that area. 3)
You can have a “RELATIONSHIP” section too (well, I know you already have one), but
maybe you can go into more detail and specify how to do it, what not to do, and what a
woman looks for.
Heck, maybe you can give us some tips right here, come to think of it!
I just appreciate your work so much that I want to hear more. You are doing an amazing
job. All my friends have your books because I told them to buy them and they’re helping
them out A LOT. You are the master of dating, and helping guys reach their goals. You’ve
been through it all and I want you to give us even more guidance, because this is very
I hope you don’t mind my request.
Moochie - who can’t get enough
First of all, thanks for the compliment. And second, you’re absolutely right about
“getting” me. Some guys can read 30 Doc Love columns of 1500 hundred words or so, not
find a single sentence that they disagree with, learn a ton about the opposite sex, but
still won’t commit to the program by investing in the Dating Dictionary and going for
the whole enchilada. It’s simply amazing how cheap and shortsighted some men are.
And then there are the numskulls who read 50 articles and say to themselves “yeah, yeah,
yeah, I get what Doc’s saying,” even memorize my techniques, and they still go out and
pull the same stupid stunts on the battlefield of love. Like my cousin General Love says,
“The only difference between a dumb soldier and a dead one is nothing.”
Certain guys need an epiphany, Mooch. They have to be smacked in the head a few hundred
times by REALITY before they get hip to what’s what. They’ve got to all of a sudden
say to themselves: “Hey – that’s me Doc’s talking about in his column!” These
guys need to hit rock bottom like an alcoholic or dope addict before they wake up. When
the pain gets to be too much, when they can’t take one more rejection from a Vanessa
Williams look-alike, that’s when lots of guys “get” me. And as you say, it’s very
But, my friend, I have to wonder where you fit in among these losers. You tell me you want
more information. Well, I’m supplying it to you on a weekly basis! What do you think my
column is, dude? HELLO? Earth to Moochie?
But I am glad you pointed out my warning about men sitting in the car with their dates.
Because I’ve got something to add to it. I don’t want you guys driving around to six
or seven different places with a date. Remember, you’re not a cabbie or chauffeur.
Here are the only three reasons you should be behind the wheel when you’re on a date: 1)
To pick the girl up. 2) To drive her to wherever you’re going – dinner, dancing, the
zoo or the circus. 3) To take her back to her home when the date’s over. Otherwise
you’re not doing anything constructive. Like Fast Eddie Love says, “Unless you’re
making out with her, you’re just sitting there in the dark with yourself.” And when
you can’t read her face or body language, you don’t know what’s really going on –
and you’re truly in the dark.
(By the way, I’m sorry about your disaster with your ex-girl – next time I’ll try to
write my column sooner.)
Now, let’s take the topic of conversation. What are you supposed to say to a woman?
First you should at least have the appearance of spontaneity, pal. You want the girl to
think she’s with a live human being, not a robot who knows how to recite from memory.
The general principle is, KEEP IT LIGHT AND FUNNY. STAY OFF THE HEAVY SUBJECTS. To you
Psych majors; ask her what her favorite thing is to do. If she wears tattoos, say to her
“What rocks your boat, baby?”
As far as the telephone is concerned, the advice here is simple: STAY OFF THE DAMNED
THING. You’re not supposed to be having phone conversations. The only thing you’re
supposed to use AT&T (or what’s left of it) for is asking the girl out. You’re not
supposed to yak like a yenta over the wire about all kinds stuff that can get you into
trouble. Moochie, are you sure you read my book?
Next, you want even more humor. My cousins Fast Eddie and Sal “The Fish” are insulted!
Haven’t you been reading their one-liners week after week?
Here’s what you do. Whenever a girl asks you a hard question about anything, go right
into your Jim Carrey or Robin Williams shtick. You want to come back with a snappy answer
to every silly love question a babe throws at you. Fast Eddie and Sal are masters of the
comical comeback, so pay attention.
One more thing on the topic of humor. Why do you think I have you studying Cary Grant
movies? Didn’t he have the greatest romantic comedy writers of the 20th Century doing
his scripts? (By the way, that advice happens to be in the Dating Dictionary. Hello
Finally, yes, I’ve written volumes on the subject of relationships. But if you want
more, while you’re sitting doing nothing at your pool this summer, why don’t come up
with a list of what I’ve missed, dress it up nice, tell me where you want it to fit in,
and if it makes my books better, I’ll cut you in for 3%.
Guy, I appreciate what you’re saying about me and my principles, and I think it’s
great that you’re helping your friends out -- it’s vitally important if we’re going
to cut the divorce rate in America. But frankly, Mooch, you have a long way to go
yourself. You’re only at the 50-yard line. Because many of the things you asked for help
with are covered in my book and my weekly columns since January 2000. It’s all out
there, buddy. Just keep coming back; keep reading and I’ll take good care of you.
Remember, guys: if you want to land and keep Miss Right, you have a lot of work to do.
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For the past 30 years he has asked thousands of women, "Why do you stay with
one man versus another?"
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