It's good advice, written in the vein of now-famous post-Rules guides Why Men Love Bitches and He's Just Not That Into You; each is predicated on creating an epiphany moment in women, when they suddenly understand what it is men want or need from them. Plenty of us have been waiting to find that out for years.
The New Rules might not explain the great mystery, but they offer certain coping strategies in the meantime.(Independant.ie)
Their dictates are famous: never approach a man, let him come to you never suggest a date; don't be the one to initiate or perpetuate conversation or contact; and never, ever agree to a date that is less than 24 hours away (Sunshine Coast Daily)
The Rules returns with updated dating advice for ladies of the digital age (Cosmopolitan)
There's no denying that in some respects they hit the nail on head. The New Rules . . . makes a good case for retaining an air of mystery despite the trend to do the opposite (Pride)