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For men, love is a high-stakes gamble. The right woman can be the best part of a man's life, and the wrong one can lead to personal and financial ruin. In today's climate, no man should venture into romance without a reliable risk-management strategy.

The Tactical Guide to Women delivers a solid plan for allowing the right women into your life, and keeping the wrong ones at a safe distance. You'll discover how to:

  • Identify good women of low drama and high character
  • Reduce your vulnerability to women who seem perfect for you - but aren't
  • Spot the early warning signs of emotional instability

You'll also learn:

  • Critical techniques for seeing women clearly
  • The most common mistakes that lead men into disastrous relationships
  • How to reduce the odds of a good relationship going bad

Impeccably researched and backed by the author's decade of clinical experience, The Tactical Guide to Women provides men with desperately needed, rarely discussed strategies for finding sanity, joy, and companionship. This is not another book about getting laid. This book is about not getting screwed.

©2017 Shawn T. Smith (P)2017 Shawn T. Smith

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Wish I had read it sooner.

Grounded in solid psychology, both research and practice. Good mix of theory and practical information and advice. Well organised and presented - getting to first look at you and properly understand yourself first. No nonsense down to earth writing style. Brilliantly narrated.

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Great book! Highly recommended read for all

With factual insights and balanced view points on humans behavior from a psychological lens, Dr. Smith does has done an amazing job with this book.

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Fantastic Book!

Every male should read this book. As much as it highlighted the pitfalls I always seemed to find in relationships, over and over. It also highlighted faults (and there are many) within myself. What an empowering read/listen and it helped that the delivery was earthed and at my level. I will re listen to this book many times I believe.

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enjoyed

Very good tips and strategies! a little longer and would be perfect. 4 out of 5.

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This book forces you to reflect on your own dealings with women and the mistakes that you may or may not know. I certainly learnt a few things about myself whilst listening to the audio book. I have recommended this book to a few friends now, if they learn anything from this book then it is a win for any men out there.

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To the point, and plenty of hard truths

Certainly some really useful, if not always comfortable advice. Now to see if I can apply it.

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A very insightful book that helps you understand woman, both in the dating scene and within a marriage

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This should be mandatory education for any man

Thank you Shawn! Your insight and clarity is so refreshing. Thank you Chris for great narration. I guess I feel sad I’m listening to this post-divorce but glad as I enter a new relationship armed with the tools for success.

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Must have in the collection, fantastic information

Took so many notes in this book and will always reference now in future relationships

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A must read.

Men, read this book, then read it again. You will not regret it. The choices you make today with women can shape the future you create for yourself. On bad choice, could lead to an economic and emotional hole that could take years or even lifetime to climb out of.

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  • Chris
  • 26-12-2017

a book that is as important as the rational male.

the book is outstanding and every man should read this before dating or consider marrying a woman. I plan on going through it a second time. this book is as important as the rational male series.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 29-05-2018

Thank you - very insightful and useful

I was near a point of giving up on woman. This book was very helpful, at re-igniting what I know to be true. Woman can be good hearted, kind and appreciative. Listening to this book can save you thousands in uneccesary therapy and painfully giving away everything you stand for and have worked so hard for. Don't lead with money to impress. Time for men to be good, courteous, show compassion and love, yet vigilant in standing for what is right and not be abused or mistreated. Equal justice and rights.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 23-02-2018

Insightful and Amazing

A must read for all boys and men. It is master advice whether you are in a relationship or not.

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  • Don
  • 06-06-2018

Eye Opener

I learned a lot about myself from this book and I feel well armed for moving forward in future relationships. The author is informative and an advocate for men. Refreshing and insightful.

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  • David Vaughan
  • 14-04-2018

Both my son’s will get a copy!

Essential wisdom for me that they don’t teach us in school. Should be required reading for college Juniors.

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  • Vinny
  • 02-04-2018

A MUST FOR ALL MEN AND BOYS!

This book should be read by all men about the current conditions facing men regarding women.

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  • Daniel
  • 08-01-2018

Required Reading For Any Man

This book should be required reading for any man that's either dating or married. I think that all or many of the most important topics aren't taught in school, navigating relationships is one of those subjects. It is sooo important. Not knowing the risks ahead can set you up for disaster. It's sobering advice from someone that knows a lot about this topic, lots of insight. The book it presented in a very objective, positive, rational way. Get this book, men need to pull the wool from their eyes.

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  • john-robert mayer-bahr
  • 30-11-2017

Great!

A healthy smack on the face of what we know and should know about ourselves

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  • paul anderson
  • 03-12-2019

Don't read this book if you want to learn about wo

This book was weak it does not teach you much about how to deal with women in relationships but more so focuses on the women to avoid and personalities to avoid and their repercussions of marrying are being with the wrong woman not very helpful for dealing with women

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  • Kirk A Mann
  • 23-10-2017

Practical and informative

I enjoyed listening to this book. It definitely gave good insight and practical relationship guidance.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 16-08-2018

Yowza! Golden nuggets throughout!

Dr Smith dispenses some seriously usefull advice in this clear and concise audiobook! From 'red flags' to look out for when dating, to an overview of how to handle a divorce, the information here will be incredibly appealing to men of all ages (particularly single guys or those who seem to consistently attract bad women). This is the first audiobook i paid for outside of the monthly fee and i'm very glad i did. I'll buy the physical book too for quick referance. Very easy to listen to and understand as the book has been excelently written and has clear and expressive narration. All round excellence. Thank you Dr Smith.

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  • Marlone Judith
  • 05-08-2018

tough break up survivor

This was recommended but entrepreneurs and cars to help me understand why the same romantic mistakes keep happening to me. just got out of a long term relationship from idealised to demonized. I couldn't understand why, now I do. I cannot recommend this enough.

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  • Simon Shaw
  • 12-11-2020

Excellent book. Highly recommended.

This short book could save you a lot of time, money and frustration. The content is worth it's weight in gold. Lots of data references to back up it's messages too. Every man should read this book at least once and preferably before he's started a long term commitment with someone. I have the audible version which is read very well with great vocal clarity.

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  • Doan Demiran
  • 02-11-2020

Book is useful but not as an audiobook

Content is great and valuable however doesn't work as audiobook as the author lists out character traits, behaviours etc and it's easy to lose track in this format

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  • Torrell Ewan
  • 07-09-2020

Essentials!

This should be required reading for all men, especially before navigating the sexual market place!

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  • Herbert
  • 21-06-2020

Great book!

Essential reading/listening for all men! Men need to understand the current relationship landscape and this book will definitely help!

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  • お休みなさい
  • 21-03-2020

Too many references

The actual content of the book is great, but the sheer number of references gets extremely irritating. I found it hard to follow at times because it seemed like he'd randomly blurt out "author, year" and it got really distracting. I don't understand the purpose of putting this kind of information in an audiobook.

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  • Russell
  • 25-01-2020

I wish I’d heard this 20 years ago

Essential listening for guys navigating the modern dating scene. Concise, profound advice that is informative, transformational and ultimately delivers an optimistic message to men wanting to find their best match.

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  • Trailerfitters Toolbox
  • 09-11-2019

Practical Applicable Advice.

I've been listening to Dr Shaun on the YouTube video series "Beyond the Train Wreck" with Richard Cooper but this book goes much further than free material from the internet. Excellently delivered which has left me knowing I have some personal development and attitude adjustments to undertake which is why this book has been published - just for me and you. It is a great inspiration for a man like myself who has made mistakes but realizes has a second chance. Armed with new insights this book is simply a starting point for a correction in direction so one does not have to repeat the same situation made from I'll informed choices. Cheers Doc!

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  • John D. Shore
  • 29-10-2019

Excellent topics, covered in a logical manner..

Listened a few times. This book is for good men, who would love to find a good women. Covers topics which need discussing in a practical way to enable men to become more masculine in their own way. This book raises awareness on certain male psychological issues which the reader may be unaware of, and could potentially lead to an emotional trainwreck.

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