Good books on dating
Most people fail to realize that reading is the first step to getting better at anything you want in life.In fact, reading a book was the first real action I took on my path to becoming better with women.Let’s start with the books we read before we were married.Travis and I read two books together before we got engaged and both opened up great discussion between us.TIME: Tell us how you decided on this medium—screenshots of texts and emails.Neel Shah: I have a friend in New York, and every time we would be dating people, she would always forward me emails or texts from a guy, and I would do the same with her, and a lot of times we had different takes on what the texts or emails meant.Knowing that I often can be stubborn in my choice of reading material, I made a note to read as many of the suggested books as possible.
It’s never too early to start strengthening your relationship!
It’s rare to pick up a book that perfectly captures love in the digital age, but that's exactly what Neel Shah and Skye Chatham’s all-too-realistic novel succeeds in doing.
Through the strings of email chains and forwarded texts that comprise , readers meet Madeline and Elliot, a couple whose meet cute at a restaurant spirals into an over-analytical relationship that any millennial will be able to relate to.
Though the format may sound gimmicky, there are real insights here: anyone who has dated with technology will recognize themselves, or someone they’ve dated, in these pages.
TIME talked to Shah, 32, an LA-based screenwriter, to learn about his writing process and skeptical take on texting and romance.