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The Between Boyfriends Book

A Collection of Cautiously Hopeful Essays

Cindy Chupack

St. Martin's Griffin

Cindy Chupack takes a hilarious look at love, dating-and not dating-in this witty, truthful and utterly charming book. Tackling topics such as "sexual sorbet" (the first man you sleep with after a breakup), "the VISA defense" (the claim, usually invoked by men, that 'I paid, therefore I am innocent') and "eggsistential crisis" (a panic attack, common among women in their late thirties), The Between Boyfriends Book is as reassuring as that late-night post-date phone call to a best friend. It says: you may be single, but you are not alone.

"Oh, how I love this book! I laughed out loud again and again. It hits such an intimate and true chord, it's painful actually, how insightful Cindy Chupack is. Every woman who's been through the dating miasma must read it."
- Julia Sweeney

"Cindy Chupack is funny about single. Very funny. And smart. And sympathetic. And empathetic. And helpful. And the stories in this book are really horrible in a great way."
- Delia Ephron

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THE BREAKUP

ONE

LONE RANGERED

To have had a relationship end in a mysterious and annoying way--with no good-bye, no answers, just the vague feeling that you have no idea who that man was.



Men are good at a lot of things. Breaking up is not one of them. When a woman wants to break up with a man, she invites him over for dinner, cooks his favorite dish, and tells him she's seeing his best friend. It's all very straightforward and diplomatic. But men have this weird aversion to endings. They prefer to take the passive mode, allowing the relationship to end itse
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"The Between Boyfriends Book is that rarest of 'chick books'-written by a chick who actually likes men and can tell you something useful about women."

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

  • Cindy Chupack

  • Cindy Chupack is an award-winning writer who was most recently a writer/executive producer of HBO's Sex and the City. Chupack has written for a number of television shows, including Everybody Loves Raymond, and for several magazines, including Glamour, where she had her own column. She lives in New York City and Los Angeles.
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The Between Boyfriends Book

A Collection of Cautiously Hopeful Essays

Cindy Chupack

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St. Martin's Griffin

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