Why it’s important to get away with your guy

Vacation, all I ever wanted! Vacation, had to get away! If you follow me on Twitter, you’ll know that I recently went on a romantic trip with David to Mexico. I loved every single second of it, aside from the car ride back from LAX. I was so bummed it was over! Going away with David reminded me just how important it is to get away with your guy. A little trip for just the two of you is one of the best things you can do for your relationship. Here’s why. Read more

It’s in the stars for Blake and Ryan

This week Christopher, the PattiKnows astrologist, and I are blogging on People.com about how the stars and planets lined up for a match made in heaven -- Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds. Here are a few more reasons why I think they rock. No flash & crash Most celebrity couples are so much flash, it’s no surprise to me when their relationships crash and burn. How can you expect a relationship to last when you’re basically in a chronic menage a trois with the media? Blake and Ryan are exactly the opposite of the typical flash and crash Hollywood couple. These two lovebirds didn’t sing a peep about their relationship. In fact, they had never even confirmed their relationship to the press. Read more

Meet a tech boy! Start up new love in technology’s favorite cities

Tech boys. They’re creative, smart, driven and, yeah, tend to have money. Not a bad combination, huh? Tech fellas used to be only in Silicon Valley, which is quite the commute for most of America. The good news is that the tech-based start-up boom is expanding. Now the tech community is pretty national. So no matter where you live, there’s probably a tech metropolis nearby. Here are five lesser-known tech cities teeming with tech boys who could be beaming for new love. Read more

What to do when you’re friskier than he is

This was a hot topic when I appeared on Dr. Drew recently. Sex is a crucial part of any successful romantic relationship... even as you get older. But here’s the thing about sex -- it requires two people. I know, duh. It can become an issue though. The two of you won’t always be in the mood at the same time. That’s fine -- it happens. But if it’s starting to feel like your moods never match up or you’re way friskier than your guy, that can get frustrating in more ways than one. There are a few things you can do to address the situation appropriately. Hint: Cheating is not the answer! Read more

Love on the network

It’s official. We have moved from the ancient age of meeting people at a bar, club, place of worship, through friends, etc. to the new age of finding love online -- both on dating websites and on social networks. We are a perfect example of the social network part of this trend -- we met on the social network that started it all: Myspace. Now there are about a zillion other social network platforms out there, like Facebook and Twitter, where not only can you let all your friends and family know when you are going to the bathroom, but you can actually meet your soon-to-be wife or husband too! It has never been an easier world to find your mate than the one we live in now. Read more

Exercise therapy: Your love life will love you for it

Thanks to Sensa and my boyfriend David getting me back into shape, I have a brand new body. I’m super proud of it, and I'm going to continue toning up. I mean, in my fifties and in the best shape of my life? Who wouldn’t tweet that from the rooftops? I’m so grateful for my new shape. While I was shedding the pounds with Sensa, I also got really into exercise for a one-two punch to that icky cellulite. I couldn’t be happier I did. I’m proof that exercise can change your life in the best ways. Plus, your love life will love you for it. Here's why. Read more