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Vanessa puts a more flexible spin on Ellen and Sherrie's program.

For her, it boils down to creating healthy boundaries and establishing your own power in the relationship, right from the start.

But, I told her, 'We don't go text for text.' Just because he sends a message doesn't mean you're obligated to respond all the time." There a kind of empowerment in a concept like that.

Yet, the first printing alone sold over a quarter of a million copies in the U.

S., and was soon reprinted in 18 different languages.

" relies on a very traditional sense of what love and courtship are," says writer, speaker, and technologist Samhita Mukhopadhyay.

Perhaps all this calculated coquetting is anti-feminist and old-fashioned, but so is sitting at home and staring at the phone.

The only trouble with is that whether you reply or not, you're still doing it for the guy.