With “The Love Playbook” La La Anthony tells a story about male-female relationships presented in an unusual style that seems like describing a sports match, rather than issues related to finding happiness and fulfillment in your relationship.
The author in 20 chapters brings tips for women how to achieve a happier love, good sex and life satisfaction starting with claim that love and life are two big games and if you want to win them, first you need to play. She is comparing the game of basketball with game of love, because unlike some other games in both of them there is no draw – either you will win or you will lose.
And as in any sport where there are multiple team participants in every relationship teamwork is crucial if you want to win together. However, she argues that many women play like they want to lose – seeing other women as threats that give men an advantage to divide and conquer, not setting the standard how they expected to be treated, making game of love too easy to play and others that she learned through her life.
She clearly disclaims not being a relationship expert but someone who knows how to give good advice. Or at least their friends and acquaintances said that to her. While leading the reader through her match until the double overtime and the final buzzer, Anthony speaks about first dates, breaking bad relationships, kids, difference between wedding and marriage, friends, cheating in relationships and the lure of something that is not ours.
Her book is an interesting compilation of useful tips that are not something revolutionary new but arranged in such a meaningful whole provides a series of answers what you did wrong in previous relationships so that the following or current could become happier. And for this reason “The Love Playbook” La La Anthony can be recommended.