Humorous takes on how we date now.
— New York Times
A witty dating guide that just might help land your IRL mate.
— People Magazine
This witty and wise dating guide combines the social analysis of Sex and the City with the sassy irreverence of Broad City.
— In Touch Weekly
Cutting-edge ... With candor and razor-sharp wit, comedy writers Lane and Spera debunk the mysteries of 21st-century dating … At once hilarious and seriously practical.
— Kirkus Reviews
Lane and Spera charm ... Humor-filled and irreverent ... a must-read for both singletons and those who have found their happy-ever-afters.
— Publishers Weekly
If He’s Just Not That Into You was the dating manual of the aughts, This Is Why You’re Single might be its counterpart for the twenty-tens.
— DCist
Will make you laugh and give you some practical dating advice.
— Glamour
As a Bachelor reject, I say spare yourself a national breakdown ... Don’t go on The Bachelor – read this damn book.
— Jenna Burke, ABC's The Bachelor contestant, season 16
Lots of advice for singles from their time in the dating trenches.
— The Washington Post
Serious laughs and lessons throughout.
— Jordan Carlos, panelist on MTV’s Girl Code and reporter on Comedy Central’s The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore
They have all the same reasons you have probably thought of, but to scary extremes your sane mind would never let you get to.
— Stagebuddy

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An entertaining ride through some of the curiosities and headaches of modern dating.
— The Wall Street Journal
Dating advice show junkies should find a place among the best for Lane and Spera’s growing, modern millennial voice.
— A.V. Club
Their completely non-traditional dating guide will have you simultaneously falling over laughing and nodding along in agreement.
Laura and Angela wrote the fuck out of this book. I loved it. It’s really funny and makes me very happy that I haven’t been single in 21 years. If you want to laugh and find out what’s wrong with you, buy this book.
— Joel McHale, actor & comedian
A new take on old dating issues and sound advice on all of the crazy new ones — like the honest, sarcastic big sister you never had.
— Kate Hogan, Deputy Features Editor at
It’s like hanging out with your most-trusted best friend – and it would have stopped me from sending a lot of embarrassing texts.
— Meghan McCain, The View co-host
If you’re tired of the bling and bouquets in your social media feeds, this book might be just what the doctor ordered.
— Bookish
A hilarious and original take on dating with sketch-inspired stories and advice... And no, I have never dated either of them.
— Ali Farahnakian, founder of the Peoples Improv Theater and former Saturday Night Live writer
Laura and Angela are not only funny writers, but wonderful human beings.
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