Related: Subtle Eye Movements Determine Whether It's Love or Lust, New Study Finds"Okay so short is 5'8", 5'10". She tells me I "lead with my resume" and say things about what I do rather than about who I am. In each and every one I find myself putting my heart on the line most when I know it will get broken.
The past three relationships that I can call "real" were with men that told me in one way or another they weren't ready for anything serious. Of course, the truth is, a serious relationship is the thing I wanted the most.
And while my most recent wound still feels a bit fresh to be totally forgiven and forgotten, I'm grateful to have actionable steps to work towards feeling less awful about it. He was, in fact, extremely short (and that is the least judgmental part of me speaking).
I was, however, able to think of it as practice for my next date.
And I assure you (and Patti) that there will only be one dick at the table.
I, "showing my dick," talk a lot about my job early on—how busy I am! How could I blame them for backing out when I hadn't entered into it honestly myself?
The most important thing I learn is that no matter how painful the past may be, it's essential that we change the story of it in our head—that we forgive, apologize, and love.
It's hard to pinpoint exactly what it is about Patti Stanger, better known as the Millionaire Matchmaker, that resonates with so many fans.
She can be abrasive, her advice is blunt to the point of sounding mean, and she uniformly advises women to wear their hair long and straight and squeeze into tight bandage dresses to snag one of her millionaires.
Prior to starting the Millionaire’s Club, Patti Stanger served five years as the Director of Marketing for Great Expectations, one of the oldest dating services in the United States.
Early in her career, she spent 10 years in the fashion industry working for well-known companies such as Union Bay Sportswear, Jou Jou Jeans and Saks Fifth Avenue.
Patti Stanger is the star and executive producer of “The Millionaire Matchmaker.” An experienced third-generation matchmaker, Stanger founded her company, the Millionaire’s Club, in January 2000.