Author of the new book Don’t Sleep With Him Yet: A Badass Guide to Dating in 10 Empowering Steps
Do you ever wonder if there could be a better way to navigate an often-confusing dating scene and sex culture? Do you keep second guessing your instincts and decisions? Any woman who’s had her heart broken by a promising new partner or who has fumbled through a casual hookup will relate to Don’t Sleep With Him Yet, from savvy Beverly Hills clinical psychologist Nancy Lee, Ph.D. Dr. Lee works daily with countless women and men facing an endless stream of sometimes exasperating dating apps, bars and introductions—not to mention those relationships that go south. She shares eye-opening anecdotes, cutting-edge research, psychophysiological facts, and intimate wisdom in showing how to make it all work for you in this much needed, gripping guide.
In the new age of #MeToo and Time’s Up, women have become emboldened to speak up about what they really want in consensual relationships, too. Dr. Lee demonstrates how to stop people pleasing and let go of self-doubt to finally find the fulfilling romantic relationship you desire and deserve no matter where you are in the dating field – Gen Z, Millennial, Gen Xer, or Boomer. Dr. Lee offers hands-on, specific proactive tools that help women take back dignity and self-respect in dating and relationships.
Don’t Sleep with Him Yet: A Badass Guide to Dating in 10 Empowering Steps covers topics ranging from the murky area of sexual consent to knowing when to say yes to being able to recognize men who are either unavailable, players, narcissists, commitment-phobes, or emotional manipulators, BEFORE you fall for them.
In Don’t Sleep with Him Yet, Dr. Lee imparts invaluable knowledge:
How to Get Psyched for Dating: Figuring out what you truly want. Trusting yourself. Setting goals. Amping-up confidence. Being straight with potential partners.
Hard Truths About Men: Understanding how a guy’s age affects relationship choices. How to spot flawed men such as narcissists, cheaters, and emotional manipulators, to name a few.
Igniting a Romantic Connection: How to get out of a dating rut, including where to meet new men. How to keep him thinking about you long after you first meet based on the neuroscience of attraction. Why you and a male BFF may be destined for more.
Doing Online Smart: Understanding “myths and musts” in finding a great guy on a dating site or app. When and what to text. The seductiveness of—and emotional danger in–purely online relationships.
Why He Doesn’t Call: First date deal breakers. Missing puzzle pieces. What he’s really thinking (and doing).
The New Science of Heartbreak: Cutting-edge research revealed as to why rejection hurts so much and how to move on.
How to Make It Last: Exploring when it’s right to sleep together and how to decide whether or not to wait. How to deal with pressure while keeping him interested. How men and women are wired differently regarding sex and attachment. Real truths about hookup culture.
Best. Sex. Ever: An all-new, sensually focused way to enjoy sex. How to keep things hot and “X”citing. Includes a specific, page-long sensual exercise to use with your partner.
Empowering Extras: Slay it beauty-wise with some amazing tips—while still owning and embracing your unique appearance. Empower yourself soundtrack – tunes to keep you feeling great. Discover who your sexual role models are. Plus, a quiz to determine your DSSI (Dating-Sexual Style Inventory).
Embrace your “inner badass.”
Throughout the book, Dr. Lee’s authenticity shines as she shares what she has learned in over two decades of helping patients with nearly every dating and relationship issue imaginable, not to mention her own personal hard-won life lessons. Don’t’ Sleep With Him Yet is as much about finding happiness within—while you simultaneously find yourself desired, valued, and ultimately, loved—for keeps.
About the Author: Nancy Lee, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist in private practice in Beverly Hills, CA and the author of Don’t Sleep with Him Yet: A Badass Guide to Dating in 10 Empowering Steps. Dr. Lee’s unique blend of clinical and academic dating and relationship expertise, her practice covers a wide range of behavioral health issues from depression and anxiety to male/female psychosexual desire and functioning. Dr. Lee has served on Claremont McKenna College’s Personal and Social Responsibility Title IX and Sexual Assault Committee since its (pre-#MeToo) inception approximately five years ago. Dr. Lee has been interviewed by Los Angeles Times, Metro News, Yahoo News, Betches, Tinder.com, UpJourney.com, KNBC, FOX, KTTV, as well as the Jenny McCarthy Show, iHeartRadio, and LA Talk Radio, to name a few. Her independent research has been published in the Journal of Affective Disorders and the International Journal of Eating Disorders. Dr. Lee received her doctorate at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas–Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, followed by a postdoctoral fellowship in behavioral medicine at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center in Torrance, California.
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