Tag Archives: engagement

Why I’m here for short engagements

Short engagements are the new norm and I’m so here for it. I’ve gotten so many excited “I got the ring!” calls and then invites to the wedding in just a few months or even weeks. This is a big change from the traditional year engagement, or even longer. Historically, people have waited that long because they need the time to plan the wedding Read more

Why I’m so here for short engagements

I’ve been noticing a trend of very short engagements. I’m talking short short. Like a few months to even a few weeks. Generally, engagements last for a year to a year and a half. But, not any more. That timeframe is getting smaller and smaller. And I’m so here for it. Here’s why. Read more

How To Get A Guy To Marry You In 20 Minutes

Man proposes to his girlfriend with a diamond ring
To be a successful matchmaker you certainly don’t have to be married or in a relationship, but it does helps if you are able to take your own advice. The advice that I have given in this column, including my recent article on mastering the art of seduction, are techniques that I have personally found success with. In fact, they worked so well for me that my husband proposed to me within 20 minutes of us meeting each other! Here’s how it happened: Read more

#AskPatti: Not liking guys who like you, waiting for a proposal, liking someone in a relationship & more!

Ask Patti Stanger
Hello, hello! Are you guys feeling what I’m feeling? Spring fever! Spring is so stinking close and I’m so excited. It’s not so much about the weather for me. (I live in LA, so it’s gorgeous basically 365.) I’m more excited about the sense of new beginnings that spring brings. I think it especially applies in the romance department. If you’ve had a crappy winter romantically, shake off those winter icks and dive into dating this spring. Here are some answers to your dating and relationship questions to jump start your spring fever. Read more

Top 5 Reasons You Should Marry Your Boyfriend

Engaged couple
  1. He introduces you to his family and friends.

    The red flag is flying high if you have never met his friends or family if applicable.
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How to Negotiate the Ring

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