Mate

  • by Tucker Max, Geoffrey Miller, PhD
  • Narrated by Geoffrey Miller, PhD
  • 12 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

The numeber-one best-selling pioneer of "fratire" and a leading evolutionary psychologist team up to create the dating book for guys.
Whether they conducted their research in life or in the lab, experts Tucker Max and Dr. Geoffrey Miller have spent the last 20-plus years learning what women really want from their men, why they want it, and how men can deliver those qualities.
The short answer: Become the best version of yourself possible, then show it off. It sounds simple, but it's not. If it were, Tinder would just be the stuff you use to start a fire. Becoming your best self requires honesty, self-awareness, hard work, and a little help.
Through their website and podcasts, Max and Miller have already helped over one million guys take their first steps toward Miss Right. They have collected all of their findings in Mate, an evidence-driven, seriously funny playbook that will teach you to become a more sexually attractive and romantically successful man, the right way:


No "seduction techniques"
No moralizing
No bullshit

Just honest, straightforward talk about the most ethical, effective way to pursue the win-win relationships you want with the women who are best for you.
Much of what they've discovered will surprise you, some of it will not, but all of it is important and often misunderstood. So listen up, and stop being stupid!

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Customer Reviews

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Essential Reading for any man!!

I am happily married so I did not get this book for dating tips. I heard the author talking on a podcast and was very interested on his holistic view on self-improvement. I got this book to be a better husband and also to be able to pass off this wisdom to my son one day. The book delivered in a big way. I would go so far as to say that it changed my life.

This book made me a better father, husband, man and person in general. I am in better shape than I have been in a long time. I am less stressed and more grounded mentally. It made me pay attention to details that I once thought were unimportant.

I skipped a few of the chapters at the end because they were dating specific and I said before I am happily married but the first 2/3's of the book I listed to were great. This is the type of audiobook that I'll probably relisten every year or two.

I am a high school teacher and if I could have my male students read any book, this would be a strong contender for first place. The only other competition would be one of Dave Ramsey's financial books.
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- Raul Vargas

More Than Just a Book on Dating

I was listening just to proof the material before giving it to my son. I wound up listening to the entire thing. Nice to hear the stuff that I already do for my wife, while being reminded of the stuff I used to do and need to kick back in gear, as well as finding a few gems that I can include in my never ending date that is my marriage.

Furthermore, the general advice found in this easy read can be used for all kinds of other relationships from a man's perspective. Bosses, coworkers, friend, family, etc... can all be persuaded with a little planning and preparation. The pay out is different, but the courting process is very similar.

This is a book designed to help a man put his best foot forward, disguised as a book on dating.
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- Charles Arcario

Book Details

  • Release Date: 09-15-2015
  • Publisher: Hachette Audio