10 Things you should never send him in a text message

I know you should never say never, but sometimes you have to, and I’m saying never to texting any of the below to a guy you’re dating. Just refrain your fingers from these 10 fatal flaws, and you and your sweetie will have a wonderful text relationship. Read more

3 Celeb couples who should try dating each other

I’ve played professional matchmaker to a celebrity or two in my day, and let me tell you, finding a celeb a mate is tough work. Being in the limelight is a weird, weird thing and makes it really hard to find lasting love. There’s a reason most Hollywood marriages have the shelf life of a gallon of milk! And while the celebrities I have set up were a fun challenge, nothing is more fun than playing matchmaker to stars in a make-believe way. Here are three celeb couples that I think would be fabulous together. Read more

Heat things up with these sexy gestures

Men are simple creatures. Whereas women — we are so much more complicated. Seriously, explaining to my girls in the Millionaire’s Club how to catch a guy is so much easier than explaining women to guys. Men are just, well, boys who have grown up. And there’s nothing easier to figure out than boys. They like to eat, sleep and be flirted with. Well, maybe now it’s a little more complicated with video games, but come on, that doesn’t add much. Because men are so simple, pleasing them is simple. And flirting with them is a total breeze. Here are six time-tested sexy gestures that are sure to turn on your guy, whether he’s a crush, a boyfriend or your long-time love. Read more

The exception to the rule: When it’s OK to have a summer fling

I know, I know. I gave summer flings the big thumbs down a few weeks ago right here on PattiKnows, but I’m not 100 percent anti-summer flings. There’s probably about 10 percent of the time where a summer fling makes sense and isn’t the absolute worst thing you can do in the romance department. Here’s when you’re in the clear to fling away. Read more

Where you should not look for men this summer

You know what summertime means, right? No, not white denim shorts! Well, yeah, actually, I guess those are great for summer also. But what's even better is summer lovin’! Summer is everyone’s favorite season to fall in love. It’s sunny and happy, and no one’s working as hard. It just seems like it’s easier to meet new people during summertime. But just because it’s summer doesn’t mean that everywhere you look you’ll find a guy. There are places that can be total time wasters if you’re really on the hunt for summer love. So here are some places where you shouldn't waste your time looking for men this season. Read more

Is it ever OK for women to ask men out?

Look. I’m not going to pussyfoot around here. You know I think men should do the asking when it comes to dates. It’s just nature. Men are hunters, and facts are facts. Men like to go after what they want, and even the shyest guy in the whole wide world wants to be the one who asks his lady out. So, no, it’s not OK for women to ask men out. But that doesn’t mean that I think women should sit around in bandage dresses and perfectly straightened hair, just waiting for a guy to come to them. Not at all! Women can do lots of initiating. The moves a woman should make can lead to a guy asking her out and still leave the go-getting to him. Here they are. Read more