#AskPatti: Lying guys, talking your number, guys with “friends” & more!

Guys, wasn’t it just Thanksgiving last week? How do I suddenly feel like I’m behind in holiday shopping? I have a really long list this year, because I have so many people who have been very, very nice to me. But, before I get back out there shopping, I wanted to take a second an answer your #AskPatti questions. Here we go! Read more

You Should Never Be OFF Dating

Anxious woman says she is taking a break from men
Have you ever caught yourself saying things like, “I’m not into men right now. I’m taking a break from dating. I’m staying single?” Have you said to your friends, “I just can’t be bothered with relationships anymore?” Why did you say these things? Did you seriously want time on your own, or did something happen in your past that made you feel like that? Read more

“I Will Make Them Understand”

Have you seen the movie The Little Mermaid? One of the best Disney movies of all time because it had so many great social statements. No, not that a woman that can turn into an octopus and take over a mermaid empire. Though that sounds like fun. But one of the best lines, and it's something a lot of people go into their relationships with: “I will make them understand”. Read more

5 Ways to Be Your Own Matchmaker This Holiday Season!

People gather at a holiday party, part of being your own matchmaker during the holidays
Single this year during the holidays? Great! This is the perfect time of year to get out there and be your own matchmaker. Every holiday season my clients express extra grief about not being in a relationship. They don’t realize that this time of year is a prime time to meet people and expand their social circle. Here are 5 fun ways to be your own matchmaker this holiday season. Read more

Emily’s Secret to a Stress-free Holiday Season

sexy woman has a stress free holiday due to sex
Bet you can guess what it is! Stress, stress, stress! It’s barely December and everyone around me is getting all wound up about the holidays. Where to go, who to see, what to buy, what to wear; it’s enough to make me want to crawl into bed and bury myself under the covers. Which, ahem, is actually my Secret to a Stress-free Holiday Season. Read more

Stay Merry During the Holidays

Woman attempt to stay merry during the holidays
If only it was as simple as putting “boyfriend” or “girlfriend” on your list to Santa. How cool would it be if he or she actually came wrapped in a red bow? From commercials to songs to couples walking hand in hand seemingly everywhere you look, ‘tis the season for romance. But what if you don’t have a significant other? You can still make it the most wonderful time of the year. Read more