The Flow   

The Flow
Dating Company: The Modern Man | Dating Coach: Dan Bacon
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"Good Overview And Explanation On How To Become More Successful With Women And Dating"

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Last Update: September 23, 2019
The Good
Offers a mature and easy to understand approach to dating. Provides a lot of specific examples of what to say and do to be attractive to women. Applicable if you just want to casually date girls or have a serious relationship.
The Bad
Not really all that original. Doesn't cover the topic of texting very well. Some of the sections get a bit repetitive and say the same thing multiple times.
The Bottom Line
This is a good introductory book for beginners on how to be more attractive to women. There isn't anything really original here, but it's taken some of the best available ideas and tried to simplify them. If you like dating advice without complicated theory and jargon, then you'll appreciate this product.

The main themes revolve around how to banter and be playful with women, how to play your masculine role and how to convey higher status. If you're fairly new to learning about dating and want something that focuses on the core principles that lead to success, this is a solid product.

A couple of other programs we'd also recommend that focus on meeting and attracting women are Say Hello by Christian Hudson and Make Women Want You by Jason Capital.

FULL DETAILED REVIEW

Note:This review has been updated to reflect the new version of The Flow released in 2018. There are some substantial differences between this version and the original.

The Flow is written by Dan Bacon, of Australian-based dating company The Modern Man. It's intended for beginners and aims to teach you the core fundamentals you need to meet, attract and date new women.

It's written using plain, everyday language and doesn't contain any of the industry-specific jargon that you see in a lot of dating and pickup products. So if you're new to learning about dating skills then this is a good book bring you up to speed that's easy to wrap your head around.

The Flow starts out by talking about Dan's personal journey from being terrible with women to having slept with over 250 women and having successful relationships.

The story about how and why his girlfriend broke up with him is quite common, and a lot of guys will be able to relate to this. You may read it and recognize you've made, or are making, the same mistakes that Dan points out.

The 4 Steps Of The Flow

The four different steps of the flow are designed to be part of every stage of the interaction with women. So you can use it when you first meet a woman, when you're on the phone, when you're on a date etc.

So those steps are:

  1. Start an interaction
  2. Spark attraction
  3. Develop a connection
  4. Take it to the next level

This isn't anything really original, and in fact most dating formulas use some kind of modification of this basic idea. Each company or coach will put their own spin on it, but it's the same idea dressed up with slightly different names.

For beginners, this is a good place to start though as it doesn't over-complicate things and give you too much to think about it. As you gain experience and become more advanced, then the model is somewhat limited and restrictive.

Most of the focus of the book is on the first two steps, starting an interaction and sparking attraction. This is fine, since it's the area where the majority of men get stuck and have the most problems.

Starting An Interaction

This section starts off by showing you why it's so important for men to start the interaction, and not wait for women to do so. It does a good job of explaining things from a woman's point of view about this topic, so you'll realize why it's your responsibility to make the first move.

So there's some info on dealing with approach anxiety and the most common thoughts guys have that prevent them from talking to women. You'll also see Dan talk about the right mindset and attitude to have from the very start of the interaction that seems to automatically create attraction. It seems like a pretty simple shift in mindset but it does make a big difference when you do it correctly.

For what to actually say, there are three types of conversation starters taught here. The types of conversation starters are not original, but some of the specific examples are. Most of these are pretty simple and work well when done right.

Most of the examples revolve around approaching women in a bar, but there's also suggestions for daytime situations. There's nothing here that's difficult to do or weird in a way that will get you called out for being a pick up artist.

Sparking Attraction

This section is the longest part of the book, and also the area that guys typically have the most trouble with. One of the main principles that drives everything here is that you should be playing the dominant, masculine role in the interaction. That for attractive, feminine women to be attracted to you, you must be a confident, masculine man.

Dan goes into detail on how a lot of guys lower their status and don't act in a strong and masculine way because they think by being nice and polite it'll make women realize what a gentleman they are and how good of a catch the guy is.

None of these concepts are anything new, but they are explained in an easy to understand way. So for beginners this is a good overview of some of the most important points for what it takes to naturally create real and lasting attraction in women.

If you want a more advanced look into the role that status plays in sexually attracting women, then check out The Social God System by Jason Capital. For an advanced look at the importance of playing the masculine gender role, take a look at the Way of the Superior Man by David Deida.

Dan talks about eight personality traits that are attractive to women and spends some time going into detail on each of these with examples. Some of the things here are likely to work better for you than others, so you'll have to experiment a bit and see what you get the best results with.

One thing to keep in mind is to be careful about going overboard with the banter and 'playfully arrogant' humor that is talked about here. It's effective when done right and in the right doses, but can become tiresome when you overdo it. Dan and his coaches are based in Australia, where in general girls are a lot more used to guys teasing and making fun of them. Depending on where you live and the culture, you might need to tone it down somewhat.

When it comes to humor it's a very individual thing and you'll have to find what fits your personality so you can be congruent with what you're saying. But overall there are a ton of examples in this section so you should find it helps you use humor more effectively with women.

Sometimes when you're in the early stages of talking to a woman, she won't respond all that positively. This is an issue Dan talks about in depth and tells you why she's doing it, plus how to handle the situation to turn it around. It might seem a bit tough at first, but if you practice this you'll start seeing some results from it.

Overall, this part of the book is a really solid resource on what it takes to attract women and if you're new to learning dating skills you'll pick up a lot of great ideas here. Even if you've got some experience, there'll likely be some things here and there that'll be of particular use for where you're at.

Connection And Taking It To The Next Level

In the model here, after you've attracted a woman you need to develop a connection with her. This is the shortest section and while there are some solid examples here, there's not a ton of depth.

There are four different techniques Dan teaches you to create a connection. It's pretty simple and straightforward and nothing difficult you'll need to learn.

If this is an area that you know you really need to work on, then you'll likely need something more comprehensive. I suggest you check out The Connection Course by Mark Manson, which is a great program for that.

After connecting comes taking it to the next level, and this could be getting a phone number, arranging a date, or leading the interaction towards sex. Part of what is taught here is how to recognize when a woman is interested, so you don't miss the window of opportunity in moving things forward.

There's details and examples on what to do so that you can escalate physically and make sure things are headed in a romantic or sexual direction. Overall this is a solid section with advice that is well tailored to the beginner level.

The one thing that wasn't covered was texting when it comes time to call the girl. Dan talks a bit about handling the phone call and what tactics to employ here, but it was strange texting was completely neglected when it's such a common way to communicate these days.

Especially if you're a beginner, texting can make things easier as you don't have to worry about nerves when calling or saying the wrong thing on the phone. So if you purchase The Flow it's recommended you get a product that will cover this area for you, and the one we recommend is How2TxtHer by Christian Hudson.

Is This Product For You?

The quality of the information in The Flow is of a high standard, and gives a good broad overview of how to be successful with women and dating. There's not a lot of originality here, so if you've read other dating advice products you might feel you've heard most of these ideas before.

If you're a beginner and you want something that gives you a good mix of mindsets and attitudes combined with actionable steps and techniques, then this is well worth checking out. It's not the most complete system or guide out there, but it's certainly enough to get you started.

The Bottom Line

This is a good introductory book for beginners on how to be more attractive to women. There isn't anything really original here, but it's taken some of the best available ideas and tried to simplify them. If you like dating advice without complicated theory and jargon, then you'll appreciate this product.

The main themes revolve around how to banter and be playful with women, how to play your masculine role and how to convey higher status. If you're fairly new to learning about dating and want something that focuses on the core principles that lead to success, this is a solid product.

A couple of other programs we'd also recommend that focus on meeting and attracting women are Say Hello by Christian Hudson and Make Women Want You by Jason Capital.

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Product Information

This ebook teaches you about what women really want in a man and how you can quickly get the results that you want with women. The second phase is learning how to use the program itself, which is designed as a revolutionary, 4-step process that causes women to automatically feel attracted to you and want to get to know you.

The Flow helps you to smoothly move from a conversation, to a phone number, to a date. It includes a number of word-for-word conversation and flirting examples, as well as perspective shifts and insights about success with women.

Bonuses include:

Product Sample Pack
- Dating Power
- Mastery Methods & Mindsets
- The Ultimate Guide to Conversation

Instructions on how to use The Flow

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Skillsets:
Meeting Women
Experience Level(s):

  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
Learning Format:
eBook
Expert/ Coach/ Author:
Dan Bacon
Company:
The Modern Man
Release Date:
January 04, 2008
Price: $97.00

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Table of Contents/ List of Topics Covered:

The Story of The Flow
Chapter 1: The Four Steps of The Flow
Using The Flow to Automatically Create Sexual Chemistry
Chapter 2: Step 1 of The Flow
Start an Interaction
Conversation Contribution
Conversation Starters
1. Direct Conversation Starters
2. Situational Conversation Starters
3. Simple Conversation Starters
Chapter 3: Step 2 of The Flow
Spark Attraction
8 Personality Traits That Naturally Attract Women
1. Confident
2. Masculine
3. Funny
4. Unpredictable
5. Charming
6. Sexual
7. Charismatic
8. Socially Intelligent
Chapter 4: Step 3 of The Flow
Develop a Connection
4 Attractive Ways to Connect With a Woman
1. Talk From Your Perspective
2. Be Easy Going
3. Ask Questions and Expand on Her Answers
4. Create Intimate Energy Moments
Chapter 5: Step 4 of The Flow
Take it to the next level
10 Next Level Moments
1. Touch Her
2. Get Alone With Her
3. Get Her Phone Number or Add Her to Facebook
4. Call Her or Text Her Right After Getting Her Phone Number
5. Kiss Her the First Time That You Meet her
6. Have Sex With Her on the First Day or Night That You Meet Her
7. Call Her to Arrange a First Date
8. Kiss Her on the First Date
9. Have Sex on the First Date
10. Text Her or Call Her to Arrange a Second Date
Chapter 6: Summary of The Flow


What You Get:

eBook


Guarantee / Terms:

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27 of 30 people found the following review helpful

"best seduction book i've ever read"

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i've read A LOT of seduction books. And to be honnest, i can't even bring myself to finish the majority of them because they are just a bunch of BS. They don't focus on the MAIN things you need to be successful with women - confidence, dominance, social skills, attraction, etc. The flow covers all of that and COMPLETELY changed my life around, especially making my last yr of high school actually WORTH IT! Idk why these guys aren't popular, there stuff is simply amazing. It's simple, they don't overcomplicate anything, they simplify everything down in an easy to understand way that WORKS. No ripping your hair out trying to understand everything. Best part is that don't just say, be confident, and higher value. They teach you HOW to be/do this.
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17 of 18 people found the following review helpful

"Works with sacrifice"

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I have been a customer of the Modern Man for some years now. Though the Flow is not the only product I've purchased from the Modern Man, I'll give an honest review of just this ebook.

I've read through it twice now and have found the methods behind it to be highly effective. Anyone who already has that confidence to approach women will benefit greatly from this book and get all the attractions and attention you could ask for.

One con (from my own experience and personality) is that without a little bit of confidence or daring already in you, there may be difficulty convincing yourself to overcome the hardest step of the Flow, approaching a woman. The one problem with this ebook is that it doesn't necessarily help you overcome anxiety, it is sort of assumed you can build it over time after using the Flow. Testimonials have proven this to be true and I wish I had the same success as all of them. Nerves may inhibit you from taking that vital step forward, depending on who you are. To this day, nerves and reluctance still takes its toll on me and I have been unable to use the Flow on anyone except any well known friends of mine who are girls. If you've got courage and some experience in approaching a woman, this ebook IS for you!
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14 of 15 people found the following review helpful

"Excellent"

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I've read a lot of seduction books, but Dan's is easily the best out there by far. He not only gives you the exact step by step instructions you need to build more confidence and to approach women at will, but he provides heaps of examples of what to say and do when you approach.

I got Dan's book about 3 months ago and got laid the first night I went out using the techniques. After that I was sleeping with a few more women that I met and then I recently chose one of them as my girlfriend.

5 stars from me for sure. Anyone who says anything bad about The Flow is either a competitor trying to discredit Dan (who is one of the only legit dating coaches out there) by writing a fake bad review or a weirdo.

The Flow is what every guy should read if he is not getting what he wants with women. It's the most practical, complete approaching guide online. I've never come across anything than even compares it. The Flow is in a league of its own and has been written by a true master of the game.
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14 of 57 people found the following review helpful

"DEEPLY DISSAPOINTING: NO SPECIFICS (TOO MUCH PHILOSOPHY)"

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They talk constantly about "Mastery-Level" and "Confidence."
Then, they get very philosophical about the importance of such topics
such as masculinity, getting out of your head and creating emotions.
They constantly fail to offer any specific information or
step-by-step direction about how to create more emotions or
becoming more masculine. People who spend this kind of money have
the right to expect more than a few guys who talk in vague ways.
***Do not tell me to work on something in my life without
a clear explanation of how to do this.
I have purchased 4 products-each time hoping for something
better---and each time was disappointed.
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12 of 13 people found the following review helpful

"Deep Stuff"

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Lots of other "dating guides" offer not more much than a few tips and tricks to pretend to be someone that you're not. Thus, a lot of guys who unluckily come across to those things get confused about what dating is. They start getting this image in their minds that in order to get a girl, they need to change their very core; because they are "not good enough".

The Flow works in a different way; you get to realize that you only need to change some ways to go about things in order to become a better version of yourself. Not only this applies to dating, but also in other areas of your life.

And these deep insights are the things that make The Flow different. Because in order to change as a man and have women be naturally attracted to you, you need to work on this "deep stuff". But when you get to connect with that power within you, you realize that it's all worth it.

That being said, this is also a very practical guide. Concepts are explained in a very simple, straight-forward manner and they yield amazing results. Reading this has literally changed my life, as I was a very insecure person at first with no success at all in both dating and life in general. Now I feel confident and powerful in social situations and currently I'm dating a smart, beautiful and caring girl.

10/10 This book is a life-changer.
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12 of 15 people found the following review helpful

"The Greatest Dating Book for Beginner's to ever exist"

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I remember the days I was afraid of approaching a girl, I would shake in fear, run out of words, my mind would freeze, and my body would shake in fear. All of that changed when I read this book, from the first page I could tell this book knew what it was talking about, this is not a fantasy book, this is real. After reading it a few times, taking notes, studying it, I decided to take the challenge and go out and prove it myself. And boom. It worked. There was this girl at a party everyone was crushing on, but she rejected them, that is when I saw the guys all acted like nice guys, and different to the approach given by the Flow, so that is when I stepped in and spoke to her with the newborn confidence obtained from this eBook, and boom, after a great conversation, I managed to finally have sex with her. It was glorious, and that is when I said "The Flow really works!" Of course, remember this eBook isn't about becoming someone that it is not you, it is about taking the best out of who you are and live a great live in dating and conversations with women.
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10 of 11 people found the following review helpful

"The REAL deal! Best ebook on Dating I've ever read"

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First, I'd like to point out that I've spent hundreds buying dating programmes from several PUAs and coaches and have even travelled to another country to try out PUA bootcamps. I say this so I can genuinely express that this ebook, The Flow, IS the best investment I have made in the Dating market so far! Dan Bacon has written the Flow in an easy way. He starts off explaining an easy step process every guy should carry out with a girl they want to pick up. He follows up with great examples on how to carry each of those steps on via conversation and physical touch/gestures. There are also great philosophies on how women work and what they REALLY expect in a man! No PUA crap! Here's what you will get from The Flow:

1) Truthful information on what women want in a man and how you can be that guy she wants to be with, without pickup lines or putting on a false persona!

2) A four step process on attracting women with loads of examples!

3) how to be the man women want you to be before, during, and after your relationship, be it one night stand or for life.

All that is required of the reader is to practice, practice and PRACTICE!
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9 of 9 people found the following review helpful

"The Flow and Women"

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Through trial and error, Dan Bacon has come to the truth of attraction between men and women. This four step process comprehensively and effectively reveals what you need to know, and what women want you to know. There is some philosophy here that gets you into some good mindsets, along with some methods and self analysis that can be implemented immediately. the steps are easy to remember and if you try them you will be the most desirable guy in the room like it is nothing in no time. there is work here to be done, but you cant help but enjoy the process of change.

The flow is the first of several programs for improving yourself with women and in general. It is a good introduction, and if I wasn't poor I would have bought all his material by now. But this program is just an intro. If you follow the flow you will improve with women and you will be a more desirable person in general, but if you stop here you will only tap a fraction of the potential your manhood would allow. pursuing the modern man and its products changed my life, and through this influenced those around me for the better. Unfortunately words don't describe the feeling a guy like me feels, who was once terrible with women, when the ladies are giving me signals to ask them out on a regular basis.
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8 of 8 people found the following review helpful

"Great book with real effective techniques. "

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The Flow is very effective at helping you overcome fears of approaching women. It also helps explain what most women want which can be confusing and frustrating. I've read other seduction books and they seemed gimmicky and sleazy. The flow is not that way at all. The flow gives you a legitimate meaningful way to approach women. I highly recommend the flow!
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8 of 8 people found the following review helpful

"This is where you need to start"

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From experience, I know that it is easy to look for information on this topic and end up believing a source that has lots of wrong information. However, unlike those others, the Flow and the other products of Dan Bacon that I have used give solid and reliable advice. It is not full of secrets or tricks or even just vague ideas but lifestyle changes. That's what the Flow is all about is lifestyle and behavioral changes. So go ahead and read it!
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