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The 3 Juiciest Things I Learned From My Interview With Brandi Glanville

Patti Stanger and Brandi Glanville
You guys know Brandi Glanville, right? The gorgeous blonde in the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills with legs that make the Empire State Building feel stumpy? Well, I’m lucky enough to call Brandi my friend. We met a few years ago at a PR event and hit it off instantly. She’s charming and brash and passionate and I was in friend crush heaven the second I met her. She's been through a lot, from her very public divorce to battling it out with the other housewives. That gal's got a Teflon exterior and she's ready to pounce if anyone hurts her or her boys. You absolutely cannot blame her, though! I sat down with Ms. Brandi to talk about her new book Drinking and Dating: P.S. Social Media Is Ruining Romance. I read the whole thing and it’s fan-freaking-tastic. Seriously, Brandi managed to capture everything that’s amazing about her in person and put it on the page. When you’re reading it, you’re going to feel like you’re her best friend. The woman has dated some very famous, very powerful and very hot men and isn’t afraid to kiss and tell. In our little interview together, I got some serious dish from Brandi and I’ve been dying to share it with you. So, here’s what she told me... Read more

Are you Typecast when it comes to Dating?

David Cruz and Patti Stanger
Oh Los Angeles, sometimes I simply love you and sometimes I just can’t help but loathe you. When I first set up camp in LA I made every effort to say I wasn’t of those “actors” or “models” hustling their way through the trenches of casting calls, auditions and headshots. I was an independent – free of the great big LA cattle call. But even as I fought tooth and nail to stay clear of the “Hollywood” lifestyle- my dating life seemed to be mirroring just that. Every date seemed to be just like a casting call and every suitor seemed like he could be the “ big break” relationship I was longing to score. Read more

Top 20 questions to ask a potential Matchmaker: Make sure they are the right “match” for you!

woman interviews a matchmaker on the phone
So you’ve found a certified matchmaker in your area, but you have no idea what to do next or what to expect when you meet with them? I’m here to help! Remember that the process of working with a matchmaker puts you in the driver’s seat of your love life alongside a supportive, encouraging, and knowledgeable guide, but you have to make sure you ask the right questions to get the right match. The initial phone call you made is one of the most proactive steps you can take. A great matchmaker should quickly put you at ease, and ask a few basic questions to evaluate if they are the right person for you to work with. Be prepared to answer questions like-- How did you find out about our service? Have you been married before? What are your relationship goals? Read more