Tag Archives: single girls

How to deal when a guy rejects you after the first date

I talk a lot about how to get to a first date and how to get through one, but I don’t think we’ve covered post date protocol enough on PattiKnows. Specifically, the post first date rejection. I know, crappy subject. But, if you’re a single girl who’s dating, it’s going to happen to you. It happens to the best of us. Even me. Hell, especially me! So, here’s my five-step fail proof method for dealing with post first date rejection. Read more

The 4 Worst Things A Single Girl Can Say

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Warning: Single ladies, I’m about to get all tough love up on you. I’m out and out sick of listening to my single friends repeat the same toxic sayings over and over again. My friends are fabulous, successful, sexy and very confused about why they’re still single. And from a distance, you’d be really confused too. But, I know exactly why some of my favorite single ladies can’t get a man. It’s their attitudes, and specifically how they talk about dating. If you’re a single gal—my friend or not—who’s saying any of the below totally terrible phrases about her dating life, know that you’re the reason you’re single. Read more

Why all single girls need to work out

I haven’t always been the biggest physical fitness buff. There have been periods of my life where I didn’t work out at all. And let me tell you, I regret them! Re-discovering working out has been one of my best gifts to myself. Working out has made me such a better version of myself. I feel stronger, healthier and more alive now that I work out on a regular basis. Also, I feel like I’m able to be a better partner. Read more

3 Reasons why single girls need single girlfriends

Are you watching The Real Housewives of New York? It's super early in the season and I'm already obsessed! They're such a great group of women in person and make for amazing drama on screen. Love them all! What I think is so interesting is how many of the women are single this year and how much they're bonding over it. Even people who have formerly been at each other's throats, like Luann and Ramona, seem to have made peace and connected due to their single status. It got me thinking about why it's so important for single women to have single friends. Here's why. Read more

Single girls, you need to say “yes” more

Hey single girls, I have some advice for you and it’s really simple. Just say “yes” as much as possible. That’s it. It’s a small word that’s going to have a huge impact on your life if you say it more often. I promise. So many of my single girlfriends say they want love, but shut themselves off to it by saying “no” or “yes, but,” more than they say a plain and simple “yes.” Here’s why I think they need to change that and I think you need to, too. Read more

Does the “Cool Girl” always win?

It goes without saying that in one of our favorite books, now movie, Gone Girl, Amy Elliot Dunne is fully aware of how to play a "cool girl". What is a "cool girl" you ask? Well, in its simplest form a "cool girl" is a guys-girl, the girl whose boyfriends friends all say, "dude she's the best!".

"Cool girls" are the ones who look perfect at all times, even after "rolling out of bed". They drink hard liquor and beer and never get sloppy drunk. They can talk sports all night and laugh at dirty jokes. All guys want a "cool girl". And... why wouldn't they? "Cool girls" are basically dudes that are attractive, have boobs, and are down for absolutely anything in the bedroom. "Cool girls" always get the guy. The thing guys don't realize is that this "cool girl" does not exist. No girl is entirely this cool, she is simply a role well played.

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