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Trophy Man

Trophy Man

The Surprising Secrets of Black Women Who Marry Well

You're attractive, fun to be around, and accomplished. Life is great. But it would be perfect if you had a partner by your side: a man with brains, ambition, a successful career, and eyes for you only. Problem is, where do you find a brother like that? And how do you make him realize that you're the one he should spend his life with?
Drawing on extensive interviews with black women married to top-notch doctors, lawyers, businessmen, athletes, educators, and politicians -- women who've been there and know -- Joy McElroy provides proven methods any woman can use to make a successful match. Always straightforward, always plainspoken, Joy gives you the information you need, including:

  • Where to meet professional African American men
  • How to date with a purpose
  • How much to reveal about past love affairs

You don't have to settle! Trophy Man is just the secret weapon you need to find a husband with a loving heart.
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  • Touchstone | 
  • 224 pages | 
  • ISBN 9780743213059 | 
  • June 2002
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Chapter One

Secret #1:

Men Listen to What You Say, So Be Clear About What You Want


Have you ever wanted something so bad that it consumed all your energy? You thought you'd die without it, or just about pop because you were afraid you'd never get it? Then, finally, you got whatever it was that you were dying to have, and it was a letdown! All that craving and plotting and planning, and the moment comes, but you can't figure out why you feel so vacant, empty, and downright disappointed? You finally got the object of your desires, but everything fizzled instead of sizzled.

It happens all the time with silly things... see more

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