Tag Archives: summertime

5 Reasons being single in the summer is the best

I have a ton of single girlfriends right now and most of them are on a mission to find a man. But, one of my closest friends just told me that she’s actively trying to stay single until the end of the summer and I loved hearing that. It made me realize all of the fabulous reasons being single in the summer is the best. Here are some of them. Read more

Summer date ideas you can do in any city

It’s summertime! This is probably my favorite season for planning dates. Warm weather makes all the difference when it comes to dating — especially budget-friendly dating. And who isn’t looking for some wallet relief? So here are five summer date ideas you can do in any city as long as the sun is shining and the shorts are short! 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

5 Destinations to meet men during summertime

At this point in the year, we’re all in countdown mode to summertime. Memorial Day, you can’t get here soon enough. Hurry! One of the many, many things I love about summer is that it’s a great time for singles to mingle, meet and create lasting relationships. Did you read that closely? I wrote “lasting relationships.” Not “summer flings.” I’m very against the seasonal fling. But back to the point, summer is a great time to meet new people because the nice weather brings everyone out. Here are five great destinations to meet men during the summertime. Read more

Why you should not have a summer fling

Summertime is right around the corner, and instead of focusing on toning up your body and getting bikini-ready, I want you bone up on your relationship health for the season and think of me as your personal trainer. And my first boot camp lesson is for the single ladies. Lovely single ladies, heed my advice, don’t have a summer fling. I know it’s tempting. Board shorts, drinks with umbrellas in them and the smell of sunscreen make for an irresistible combination. But here’s why you need to step back from that fling. Read more

Why it’s important to get away with your guy

Vacation, all I ever wanted! Vacation, had to get away! If you follow me on Twitter, you’ll know that I recently went on a romantic trip with David to Mexico. I loved every single second of it, aside from the car ride back from LAX. I was so bummed it was over! Going away with David reminded me just how important it is to get away with your guy. A little trip for just the two of you is one of the best things you can do for your relationship. Here’s why. Read more