By Kristin McGuiness
Fifty one dates. 50 weeks. That used to be the social test Kristen McGuiness—single, residing in los angeles, and getting into her thirties newly sober—embarked upon. McGuiness concept dealing with her fight with alcoholism may be the toughest half, with love coming simply afterwards. It didn’t. Rethinking her past relationship process, she embarks at the final social scan: fifty one dates over the process 50 weeks, and an opportunity to say the existence she inspiration was once imagined to be hers.
Dodging CHAs (Cheesy Hollywood Actors) and males with self-diagnosed RAD (Relationship nervousness Disorder), McGuiness is set to discover the "perfect guy" via being the "perfect girl." yet McGuiness, like every people, has her personal concerns to cope with: a eager for the inaccurate type of males, a penchant for swearing, and a tough dating together with her father in maximum-security criminal. yet because the yr progresses, McGuiness starts off to improve a brand new wish for her future—the dates remodel into truth-seeking missions, and aspect her towards a existence with pleasurable paintings, a supportive family members and, with the aid of a neighborhood shaman, a comforting spirituality. informed with wry humor, pathos, and an enticing loss of self-pity, 51/50 is a relocating experience.
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51/50: The Magical Adventures of a Single Life by Kristin McGuiness